Garbage dump near Bengaluru’s Varthur Lake catches fire
27, Mar 2019, 9:44 AM IST
Bengaluru: A garbage dump near Varthur Lake in Bengaluru caught fire at around 7:45 pm on Tuesday. As per sources, the fire tenders couldn't reach the spot till 9 pm due to traffic.
Meanwhile, the residents tried to douse the fire but it spread to more than four acres of area.
In spite of BBMP and KSPCB officials’ visit, illegal segregation units are growing unhindered. As per sources, illegal garbage segregation units operate around the lake. And people dump large amounts of wastes next to the residential complex and even in the lake.