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  • Anurag Goswami

18 buses caught fire at a bus workshop in Bengaluru on Oct 30

A frantic situation was formed during the morning hours of Oct 30, when a massive fire broke out in a bus workshop in Veerabhadra Nagar in South Bengaluru, Karnataka. A wave of panic was formed among the locals at around 11 am when they heard explosions in the area. The explosion was so massive that it shook off the entire area and the thick plumes of smoke were visible from several kilometres away.

According to the reports, 42 people were working at the workshop when the incident took place. The fire department and the police department were soon informed regarding the horrendous situation.

Fire tenders along with police officials soon rushed to the spot after receiving the information and started evacuating the people from nearby structures soon after reaching. The traffic was also stopped in the area due to the incident. The fire tenders faced a lot of difficulties while fighting the flame due to the billowing smoke, but somehow managed to take the situation under control.

As per reports, no casualties or injuries were reported in this incident as the workers ran out of the garage on time. Moreover, the fire tenders managed to save around 6 buses. The officials are suspecting that a short circuit could have sparked the blaze.

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. We at Cybertech Risk center covers Explosion, High Rise Fire, Industrial Fire, Structure 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.

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