A massive fire was broken out at Bharati Nagar’s gate no. 5 of Aero India parking area in Yalahanka of Bangaluru, Karnataka at around 12.30 pm on Saturday, February 23. This mishap took place due to dry grass and strong winds. The fire spread immediately in the area. Around 112 fire tenders and 10 water tender staff were pressed to douse of the flame. Over 150 parked cars gutted in this incident. The air show was temporarily suspended once the fire spread and no planes took off from the airbase till the fire was completely doused. IAF immediately launched one helicopter for aerial assessment to control the situation. One fire-fighter from Channapatna fire station sustained minor injuries during firefighting operations. Injured shifted to hospital for treatment. The cause of the fire is not yet known but according to sources fire broke out due to cigarette that was thrown into the grass which may have started the fire. The fire brought under control after two three by firefighters. Rapid Action Force and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams were immediately deployed in the area for the fire.
The analysts of Cybertech Risk Center generated real-time alerts on this incident and closely monitored the situation providing its clients with timely alerts about the same which helped them take business continuity measures and ensure employee safety in time. We at Cybertech’s Risk center covers Structure Fire, Industrial Fire, Explosion, High Rise Fire, Vehicle Fire under the ‘Fire’ category that could be the reason of disruption for the client’s business continuity process, working in collaboration with NC4 providing pan India coverage.