BANGALORE: An accidental fire broke out at a plastic and raw materiel storage shed at Garvebhavipalya near Hosur Road. Goods worth a few lakh rupees were gutted in the fire, Fire Department sources said.
According to the Fire officials, the people were passing near the open place noticed a massive fire in the storage area and informed them immediately.
However, the fire had spread and destroyed the plastic goods and other raw materials stored in the open area. Four fire tenders from Jayanagar and Electronic City stations were pressed into service and the fire was completely doused after two-and-a-half hour operation.
“Someone who threw a cigarette after smoking in the grass area attached to the shed is suspected to have caused the fire and the total loss of materials is yet to be ascertained,” the fire officials added.
Madiwala police have registered a case in this connection and further investigations are on.
Woman Ends Life
A 27 year-old woman, identified as Deena, committed suicide by hanging herself at her house at Ganesha Block in R T Nagar police station limits on Sunday night. She committed suicide when her mother was not in the house, the police said.
According to police, Deena, was suffering from epilepsy since eight years and was working as an assistant at Al Ameen College.