Mangaluru: Fire in running car doused in time, no injuries

Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (MS)

Mangaluru, May 26: In an incident that occurred near PVS Circle in the city on Wednesday May 25 afternoon, a car was partially burnt as fire erupted inside the engine while it was running.

The driver of the car immediately stopped the vehicle as he noticed the smoke emanating.

Fire service personnel were called and they arrived at the spot within no time and put off the fire. The car was partially burnt.

It is suspected that electrical short circuit in the engine might be the reason for the fire. There were two people including the driver in the car when the mishap occurred.





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  • real kujuma, kodial

    Thu, May 26 2022

    baal baal bach should be alert while driving vehicle and hear unusual sounds and smells rather than speaking on mobile...that is why this driver was saved..

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  • Aravind, Blr

    Thu, May 26 2022

    It is always important to keep a glass and seat belt breaker tool in the car. If the circuit that controls central locking burns, doors wont open. So is the case with seat belts which can get stuck if the plastics melt. The tool isnt costly and a life saver.

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