The lorry caught the fire near Miyapur bus station in Hyderabad. Photo/ANI
The lorry caught the fire near Miyapur bus station in Hyderabad. Photo/ANI

5,000-litre sanitiser destroyed in Hyderabad as lorry catches fire

ANI | Updated: Apr 22, 2020 22:51 IST


Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], April 22 (ANI): A lorry carrying 5,000 litres of sanitiser caught fire in Hyderabad on Wednesday afternoon. No casualties have been reported due to the fire incident.

Venkatesh Shamala, Inspector, Miyapur Police Station, told ANI that the lorry coming from Jeedimetla to SangaReddy caught fire when it reached Miyapur bus station.
Shamala added that the lorry carrying 5,000 litres of sanitiser, known to be highly flammable, caught fire and was burnt to ashes. Two fire tenders reached the spot and doused the fire, but the sanitiser was completely burnt.
He further said that the driver of the lorry managed to escape from the incident. Reason for the fire is not known yet. Police along with the Fire Department are investigating the matter. (ANI)

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