The truck caught fire in Khunti

Ranchi: A truck running between Lemba and Sindri villages under Adki police station area of Khunti suddenly caught fire.

As soon as he got wind of the fire, the driver immediately jumped out of the truck and saved his life.

The fire was so terrible that it engulfed the entire cabin within no time.

There were no villages or villagers nearby.

Because of this the fire could not be controlled.

Within no time the truck became a ball of fire.

The incident occurred around 10:30 in the morning.

Hearing the sound of tire burst due to fire, people from nearby villages reached the spot and found out that the driver had reached the police station and informed the police about the incident.

Then the police informed the fire brigade. 40 minutes after the incident, the fire brigade reached the spot and after about 1 hour of effort, the fire was brought under control.

During this time neither the vehicle owner nor the driver was present at the spot.

When vehicle owner Rahul Kumar was contacted on phone, he told that the truck was going to Jamshedpur carrying cement from Seraikela.

The truck caught fire due to a sudden short circuit.

Information about the incident has been given to the police station.

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