Fire due to short circuit in bus - The New Indian Express

Fire due to short circuit in bus

Published: 14th November 2013 11:48 AM

Last Updated: 14th November 2013 11:48 AM

Tension prevailed among passengers aboard a private operator’s bus at Nesarlapally village of Chinthapally mandal on Wednesday after they noticed smoke coming out of the luggage chamber.

According to police sources, the Garuda Travels bus was coming from Hyderabad to Nellore. After noticing the smoke, passengers evacuated the bus. Police found that a short circuit had set fire to cotton kept in the luggage box. Fire engines from Devarakonda were pressed into service and the passengers were sent home on another bus arranged by Devarakonda depot.

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