Around 55 passengers escaped narrowly when the star bus in which they were travelling suddenly caught fire near Gittikhadan Police Station, Katol road on Tuesday.
The bus driver tried to put out the fire by using portable fire extinguisher available in his cabin. It is reported that the fire broke out from engine area below driverâ€™s cabin. Upon getting information two fire tenders from Civil fire station reached the spot immediately to douse the fire.
Soon after noticing the fire the passengers immediately vacated the bus. No casualties are reported.