The presence of flammable materials, including husk and rexine foam, reportedly made the flames rage.
According to officials, the Corporation is spraying oil balls (a mix of mosquito larvicidal oil and husk rolled in the shape of a ball) in waterlogged plots and places.
Corporation officials said the civic body is having plans to place cameras in areas where there is too much littering.
Residents opined that the Corporation should also take efforts to ensure the installation of RWH systems in all buildings by offering subsidy.
50-year-old M Ramesh's family is running from pillar to post with discharge summary, RT-PCR result and medical records to get some doctor to certify that he lost his life to Covid-19.