Lorry carrying chemicals gutted in midnight fire in Hyderabad

The incident was around midnight when the lorry with registration number AP37T8565 was heading from Kandlakoya to Vijayawada.

By   |  Published: 8th May 2018  10:42 amUpdated: 8th May 2018  10:43 am
Visuals from the accident spot at Ghatkesar Outer Ring Road.

Hyderabad: A lorry carrying chemical tins was gutted at the Ghatkesar Outer Ring Road Toll Plaza gate here late on Monday.

The incident was around midnight when the lorry with registration number AP37T8565 was heading from Kandlakoya to Vijayawada.

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Ghatkesar police said the driver stopped the vehicle after he noticed smoke from the engine as he was near the Toll Plaza.

“He got down immediately. No casualties were reported,” said a senior official, adding the reasons behind the fire were being ascertained.

The flames were extinguished and the damaged vehicle was shifted from the road. A case has been registered and the probe is on.

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