Late night fire in Sir Syed lane doused. A major incident was averted by alert resident late night at about 2 am in Joga Bai, according to residents. An eyewitness told OKHLATIMES that how fire tenders arrived on time to douse the fire that started after a tripping in metre.
“A lot of local people arrived on the spot. As the light was off very little could be seen. Later on the fire was doused and nobody was hurt in the incident,” said Anwarul Haque, a resident of the locality who was on the spot till everything was sorted out.
It is understood that after the fire was doused before spreading to other flats in the building. Earlier a few cases of fire have been noticed in the locality. A few months ago a fire had engulfed in Madanpur Khadar. In that incident alert residents had doused the fire. Then too there were fear of fire spreading to a gas godown located a few metres from the waste dumping godown, according to local residents.
Nobody was hurt in that accident, save some items in the factory was destroyed. A year ago, in one such fire in Sharam Vihar, some animals had perished.