Pimpri Chinchwad, 27th October 2021: A speeding PMPML bus suddenly caught fire in Dapodi today.
There was a short circuit in the engine of the bus and immediately the bus caught fire. The fire department has informed that the lives of 30 passengers of the bus have been saved due to the driver’s action.
The bus was going from Pimple Gurav towards Pune when the bus caught fire around 11 am near the Dapodi bridge. The driver alerted passengers who immediately got down.
After getting information fire fighters reached the spot and doused the fire and saved the CNG tank.
Fortunately, no one was injured in the incident. Meanwhile, a large crowd of onlookers gathered at the spot.