Heroic Bengaluru driver saves passengers from fiery bus incident

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Published July 9, 2024 at 6:08pm

    Potential tragedy averted when a BMTC bus caught fire

    All 30 passengers on board were safely evacuated

    Thanks to the swift actions of the alert driver

A potential tragedy was averted this morning when a public bus caught fire on a busy Bengaluru road. Thanks to the swift actions of the alert driver, all 30 passengers on board were safely evacuated.

The incident occurred on MG Road when the driver, starting the engine, noticed smoke and flames emanating from the vehicle. The bus, which belongs to the Koramangala depot, was quickly engulfed in flames. Eyewitness videos showed dramatic footage of the bus ablaze, with thick plumes of smoke billowing into the sky as firefighters battled to extinguish the fire.

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Reportedly, sources from the Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) confirmed that the engine caught fire due to apparent overheating. The driver’s immediate response to evacuate the passengers and call for emergency services was crucial in ensuring that no one was injured.

BMTC officials arrived at the scene to investigate the cause of the fire thoroughly. It is conducting a detailed examination to determine the exact reason behind the engine fire and appropriate measures will be taken based on the findings.

The incident highlights the importance of vigilance and quick thinking in emergencies, showcasing the driver’s commendable dedication to passenger safety.

Heroic Bengaluru driver saves passengers from fiery bus incident

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    Potential tragedy averted when a BMTC bus caught fire

    All 30 passengers on board were safely evacuated

    Thanks to the swift actions of the alert driver

A potential tragedy was averted this morning when a public bus caught fire on a busy Bengaluru road. Thanks to the swift actions of the alert driver, all 30 passengers on board were safely evacuated.

The incident occurred on MG Road when the driver, starting the engine, noticed smoke and flames emanating from the vehicle. The bus, which belongs to the Koramangala depot, was quickly engulfed in flames. Eyewitness videos showed dramatic footage of the bus ablaze, with thick plumes of smoke billowing into the sky as firefighters battled to extinguish the fire.

Also read: Bengaluru: Court rejects bail for Suraj Revanna in sodomy case

Reportedly, sources from the Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) confirmed that the engine caught fire due to apparent overheating. The driver’s immediate response to evacuate the passengers and call for emergency services was crucial in ensuring that no one was injured.

BMTC officials arrived at the scene to investigate the cause of the fire thoroughly. It is conducting a detailed examination to determine the exact reason behind the engine fire and appropriate measures will be taken based on the findings.

The incident highlights the importance of vigilance and quick thinking in emergencies, showcasing the driver’s commendable dedication to passenger safety.

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