A major fire broke out at a petrol pump situated in Patna’s Dinkar circle on Tuesday, 1 October, ANI reported. The petrol pump comes under the Nala Road area of the city.
According to reports, continuous leakage of petrol led to the fire. The petrol pump is waterlogged due to heavy rains in Patna for the past few days.
The fire was brought under control by fire brigade within hours, Hindustan Times (HT) reported. Local residents told HT that leakage of petrol was happening for the last two days but no action was taken despite complaints.
“No major incident took place as the petrol pump was closed for the last two days due to waterlogging in the area,” a residents told HT.
No loss of life has been reported as yet. Further details are awaited
“The people have also been asked to keep distance from the petrol pump for their safety. Several fire tenders have been pressed into service to douse the flames,” a police officer told HT.
(With inputs from ANI and HT)