Fire at parking area of Aero India Brought Under Control, Nearly 150 Vehicles burnt

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By Accommodation Times Bureau

BENGALURU:

Today morning at around 12 PM an unfortunate incident occurred, wherein fire broke out in one of the parking areas outside the venue of Aero India 2019. The parking area is located well away from the Aero India venue on the other side of the highway.

All available fire fighting services, Rapid Action Force and NDRF teams were immediately mobilised. IAF immediately launched one helicopter for aerial assessment, the helicopter assisted by providing effective directions to fiLog Outght the fire.

“The fire was brought under control by deploying more than 12 fire fighting vehicles. The cause of the fire was not immediately known. The Air Show and Aero India venues were unaffected. There was no loss of life or injury, however, as per existing estimates around 150 vehicles were burnt/damaged in the process. A Court of Inquiry has been ordered to investigate the cause of the fire”, Ministry of Defence said in a statement.





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