WATCH VIDEO: 36 Passengers Escape Unhurt After Bus Catches Fire On Mumbai-Pune Expressway

WATCH VIDEO: 36 Passengers Escape Unhurt After Bus Catches Fire On Mumbai-Pune Expressway

According to information received, the incident occurred around 7am at Adhe village in Maval taluka of Pune district, while the bus was en route to Pune from Mumbai

Aakash SinghUpdated: Saturday, April 27, 2024, 04:21 PM IST
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WATCH VIDEO: 36 Passengers Escape Unhurt After Bus Catches Fire On Mumbai-Pune Expressway | Sourced

36 passengers aboard a private luxury bus had a lucky escape when it caught fire on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway on Saturday morning.

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According to information received, the incident occurred around 7am at Adhe village in Maval taluka of Pune district, while the bus was en route to Pune from Mumbai.

"The bus was travelling on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway towards Pune. When it reached Adhe village, it suffered a tyre burst and caught fire soon afterwards," a fire official said.

The quick thinking of the bus driver allowed all passengers to be evacuated promptly, preventing a potential disaster.

On being alerted, the fire brigade staff reached the spot and doused the flames. The fire was doused by the teams of IRB patrolling, Delta Force along with the Vadgaon traffic police department.

Traffic was temporarily halted but later resumed after the situation was brought under control.

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