Over 200 seized vehicles gutted in fire

ST Correspondent
Thursday, 26 April 2018

Pune: In a major fire on Tuesday evening, over 200 vehicles including cars and bikes, seized by the Pune Municipal Corporation’s (PMC) anti-encroachment department, were gutted in Handewadi. The seized vehicles were kept at an open plot next to JSPM College.

Pune: In a major fire on Tuesday evening, over 200 vehicles including cars and bikes, seized by the Pune Municipal Corporation’s (PMC) anti-encroachment department, were gutted in Handewadi. The seized vehicles were kept at an open plot next to JSPM College.

The Fire Brigade received a call at 6.50 pm and accordingly three fire tenders and an additional tanker was dispatched from Kondhwa and Hadapsar fire stations. The firemen also took water from local tanker suppliers and controlled the fire within an hour. The blaze gutted at least 150 handcarts and 25 cars besides six auto rickshaws, five tempos and two trucks. 

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