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BREAKING: 5 buses catch fire near nursing home at Hegganahalli cross in Bengaluru

In Bengaluru near Hegganahalli Cross, five buses parked by a private nursing home college caught fire around 2:40 pm today. Prompt action from fire brigade units contained the blaze, with no reported casualties. Authorities are investigating the cause, suspected to be accidental. Residents were reassured by the swift response, avoiding further damage.

Multiple buses catch fire near nursing home at Hegganahalli cross in Bengaluru vkp
First Published Jun 29, 2024, 3:59 PM IST

In a startling incident near Hegganahalli Cross in Bengaluru, five buses parked near a private nursing home college caught fire earlier today. The incident, which occurred around 2:40 pm, saw fire brigade vehicles rushing to the scene to contain the blaze.

The buses, reportedly parked in a space belonging to the college, caught fire accidentally. The flames quickly spread from one standing bus to the adjacent vehicles, prompting immediate action from the college authorities who alerted the fire brigade.

Firefighters from the local fire brigade swiftly arrived at the location and successfully extinguished the fire before it could cause further damage. Rajagopal Nagar police also visited the site to assess the situation, confirming that there were no casualties reported in connection with the incident.

The exact cause of the fire is yet to be determined, but initial reports suggest that it may have been sparked accidentally in one of the parked buses. The college management is cooperating with authorities to investigate the incident further.

Stay tuned for more updates on this developing story.

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