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Bus catches fire in Thane; none hurt

The personnel from the Mumbra fire station rushed to the spot and managed to douse the flames, Kadam said.

Published: 18th January 2018 10:17 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th January 2018 10:26 AM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

THANE: A Thane Municipal Transport (TMT) bus caught fire near the Mumbra township here, an official said today.

There was no passenger in the vehicle at the time of the mishap, he said.

As the bus was moving from Mumbra to Anand Nagar in the city, its lights suddenly went off near Retibunder around 8.30 pm yesterday, Thane's regional disaster management cell chief Santosh Kadam said.

The driver stopped the vehicle and he along with the conductor got down to check what was the problem.

However, suddenly the bus caught fire with a loud sound and got charred within minutes, he said.

The personnel from the Mumbra fire station rushed to the spot and managed to douse the flames, Kadam said.

An investigation was on into the mishap, he added.



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