Etawah News, bus caught fire, passengers jumped from shards of glass

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Jaswantnagar. A sleeper bus carrying passengers from Kanpur to Delhi caught fire near Saraibhupat. When the driver saw the engine and tires burning, he jumped and fled.
The passengers jumped out by breaking the window panes when the bus emergency lock was jammed. Many passengers were burned in the accident. Two fire brigade vehicles brought the fire under control in around an hour and a half. The police sent the passengers in other vehicles.
The travel agency’s sleeping bus drove with passengers from Kanpur to Delhi on Saturday. About 80 passengers were on board the bus, which was numbered in the state of Rajasthan.
Smoke rose from the bus engine near the Sarai Bhupat level crossing in Jaswantnagar on the Etawah-Agra highway. When the passengers saw the smoke coming out, they asked the driver and operator to stop the bus, but neither of them were listening.
The entire bus was filled with smoke within a very short time. The driver stopped the bus after the passengers sounded the alarm. The tires of the bus began to burn along with the engine. When the driver saw this, he jumped off the bus and fled, and the driver also fled.
Soon the bus was on fire. There was an outcry among the passengers. The passengers jumped out by breaking the window panes. The fire destroyed the belongings of many passengers.
After receiving the information, the station manager Amarpal Singh reached the location and, after notifying the fire department, took the passengers to a safe place. After about half an hour, two trains from the Bharthana and Saifai fire stations arrived. The fire brigade brought the fire under control after around an hour and a half. There was a traffic jam on the motorway.
jammed emergency gate
Passengers said the bus’s emergency lock was clogged. Tried a lot to open the gate but to no avail. Then he jumped out by breaking the glass in the window. Women and children were also on board the bus.
Passengers worry about the vehicle
After the bus caught fire, passengers waited until late at night for about two hours for the vehicles on the highway. When he did not get the vehicle, the station manager Amar Pal Singh, with the help of police personnel, sent the passengers to their destination in vehicles that were driving on the highway.
Explanation of the station manager
The bus caught fire from overheating of the tire. There were no injuries in the accident. Some of the passengers’ belongings are definitely burned. The search for the fleeing bus driver and operator is ongoing. Amar Pal Singh, Head of Jaswant Nagar Police Station.
Risk of fire from spark formation
The fire is said to have broken out due to sparks in the engine under the driver’s seat of the bus. The police and the traffic department will examine the bus. Only then will the exact cause of the fire be known. Tobarak Hussain, Fire Officer, Etawah

Jaswantnagar. A sleeper bus carrying passengers from Kanpur to Delhi caught fire near Saraibhupat. When the driver saw the engine and tires burning, he jumped and fled.

The passengers jumped out by breaking the window panes when the bus emergency lock was jammed. Many passengers were burned in the accident. Two fire brigade vehicles brought the fire under control in around an hour and a half. The police sent the passengers in other vehicles.

The travel agency’s sleeping bus drove with passengers from Kanpur to Delhi on Saturday. About 80 passengers were on board the bus, which was numbered in the state of Rajasthan.

Smoke rose from the bus engine near the Sarai Bhupat level crossing in Jaswantnagar on the Etawah-Agra highway. When the passengers saw the smoke coming out, they asked the driver and operator to stop the bus, but neither of them were listening.

The entire bus was filled with smoke within a very short time. The driver stopped the bus after the passengers sounded the alarm. The tires of the bus began to burn along with the engine. When the driver saw this, he jumped off the bus and fled, and the driver also fled.

Soon the bus was on fire. There was an outcry among the passengers. The passengers jumped out by breaking the window panes. The fire destroyed the belongings of many passengers.

After receiving the information, the station manager Amarpal Singh reached the location and, after notifying the fire department, took the passengers to a safe place. After about half an hour, two trains from the Bharthana and Saifai fire stations arrived. The fire brigade brought the fire under control after around an hour and a half. There was a traffic jam on the motorway.

jammed emergency gate

Passengers said the bus’s emergency lock was clogged. Tried a lot to open the gate but to no avail. Then he jumped out by breaking the glass in the window. Women and children were also on board the bus.

Passengers worry about the vehicle

After the bus caught fire, passengers waited until late at night for about two hours for the vehicles on the highway. When he did not get the vehicle, the station manager Amar Pal Singh, with the help of police personnel, sent the passengers to their destination in vehicles that were driving on the highway.

Explanation of the station manager

The bus caught fire from overheating of the tire. There were no injuries in the accident. Some of the passengers’ belongings are definitely burned. The search for the fleeing bus driver and operator is ongoing. Amar Pal Singh, Head of Jaswant Nagar Police Station.

Risk of fire from spark formation

The fire is said to have broken out due to sparks in the engine under the driver’s seat of the bus. The police and the traffic department will examine the bus. Only then will the exact cause of the fire be known. Tobarak Hussain, Fire Officer, Etawah

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( News Source – Amar Ujala )

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