Fire In A City Bus Full Of Passengers In Lucknow, The Driver's Promptness Saved Everyone's Life
A sudden fire broke out in front of the police station in the city bus of Dubagga depot going from Balaganj to Virajkhand Gomtinagar.
A sudden fire broke out in a city bus in front of Dubaga police station on Saturday afternoon. Suddenly the flames got bigger. The driver and the operator, with the help of local people, hurriedly rescued 25 passengers sitting on the bus. Everyone got out safely in the fierce fire. Firefighters with the help of two vehicles brought the fire under control after half an hour of effort.
A sudden fire broke out in front of the police station in the city bus of Dubagga depot going from Balaganj to Virajkhand Gomtinagar. By the time the driver Lallan stopped the car, flames started coming out of the bus. Seeing the tires and the whole bus started moving. There were 25 passengers on the bus. The police personnel came out from the Dubagga police station. The passengers were screaming. Driver-operator and police personnel started evacuating the passengers one by one with the help of the people of the neighborhood.
Meanwhile, the flames of the bus intensified further. People informed the fire brigade about the incident. The fire brigade arrived, and they brought the fire under control after half an hour of effort with the help of two vehicles. The entire bus was badly burnt by the fire. The driver told that Lallan told that he is a resident of Hardoi. The bus was running. Suddenly a loud sound came from the engine. By the time flames started coming out of the engine of the bus. Suddenly the whole bus started burning. FSO Chowk said that no one was injured in the fire. Everyone had left in time. The fire was brought under control with the help of two vehicles. The fire was probably caused by overheating and short circuits.
With the smoke that came out after the short circuit, the fire started rising again:
According to the driver, there is a web of wires under the steering. A short circuit occurred due to the interconnection of wires. First, the smoke came out, then the fire started. A fire system was installed. Which didn't even get a chance to run.
Children came out of the window, the emergency door was locked:
Passengers said that some children were also on the bus. The children were panicking. He was unable to get down because of the rising flames. When the passengers tried to open the emergency gate, it was locked. Not open everyone was panicking. Taking the children out of the window, caught the people standing on the road. After that people came out.
A case of sudden fire has come to the fore in the city bus that was traveling in Dubagga. In which there have been no casualties of any kind. The bus got damaged due to the burning of the seats and tires of the buses. The technical team is investigating the cause of the fire. -Manoj Sharma, ARM, Dubagga City Bus Depot