Ambulance on COVID-19 duty catches fire in Maha; none hurt

Ambulance on COVID-19 duty catches fire in Maha; none hurt

Aurangabad, Apr 8 (PTI) An ambulance deployed for
ferrying coronavirus patients from rural parts of Aurangabad
district caught fire on Thursday evening, but no casualty was
reported, police said.

No patient was inside the ambulance when it caught
fire near Waluj on the Aurangabad-Pune highway, they said.

A process to file a case in connection with the
incident was underway at the Waluj Police station, an official
said.

The ambulance, operating under ”108” emergency
service, was gutted in the fire, which started around 4.30,
but there was no loss of life or injury in the incident, the
official said.

The ambulance was coming from the Gangapur area after
dropping a COVID-19 patient and was looking for a fuel station
when smoke started coming out of the vehicle, an official of
the group handling the ”108” service said.

A press note released by the group said there were
three cylinders in the ambulance and one of them exploded.

The cause of the fire was being probed, it said. PTI
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