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Mangaluru: Parked car in flames as residents burn dry leaves


Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (ANK)

Mangaluru, Feb 16: A parked car caught fire near KMC quarters at Light House Hill road here on Thursday February 16.

The car, an Alto 2011 model, belongs to Shashidharan from Pachanady.

It is said that when the car was parked, the residents in the vicinity set fire to dry leaves and waste close to the car. The fire spread to the vehicle and it was engulfed in flames.

Kadri fire service arrived at the spot and doused the fire. No injury was reported.

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  • J.F.D SOUZA, Attavar,Mangalore

    Thu, Feb 16 2017

    Recently a rule has come not to burn dry leaves or anything on roadside. But our MCC people who clean the areas, roads and onis heap the leaves and garbage and set fire which is also harmful to the health of babies and senior citizens. This should be done in future. whether this car in flames due to burning of dry leaves is a fact or not. , which should be investigated. Since wind is blowing now anything there is a scope for it.

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  • Ruchir Agarwal, mangalore

    Thu, Feb 16 2017

    One has actually to blame the MCC for not sweeping up the streets regularly!!

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  • Lynette Barboza, Falnir, Mangaluru

    Thu, Feb 16 2017

    Thank you firefighters.

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  • Dylan, Mangalore

    Thu, Feb 16 2017

    In fact this road is a problem we find cars and bikes parked on footpaths and causing pedestrians to walk on the road. The traffic police only interested to nab riders without helmets if they are there. The police should be strict with cars specially which are parked on the footpath. The car owner as learnt a good lesson.

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  • Jenifer, Mangalore

    Thu, Feb 16 2017

    Can't be as simple as that. Nobody will set dry leaves on fire so close to a parked car. Probably the car belongs to the one harassing someone in the vicinity.

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  • sri, Karkala

    Thu, Feb 16 2017

    These kind of news not good for future smart city.

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Thu, Feb 16 2017

    Total Loss ...

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