Massive Fire Engulfs Petrol Pump in Rajpura Tehsil, Jammu/ANI
Massive Fire Engulfs Petrol Pump in Rajpura Tehsil, Jammu
A significant incident occurred in Rajpura tehsil, bordering Samba, as a massive fire broke out at a petrol pump on Sunday evening. The accident unfolded when two tankers caught fire while emptying fuel at the petrol pump. The owner, Tarun Gupta, a resident of Jammu, was present at the scene when the fire erupted. Fortunately, no casualties have been reported.
Swift Response from Jammu and Kashmir Fire Department
Upon the outbreak of the fire, Jammu and Kashmir Fire and Emergency Services promptly responded to the situation. Despite efforts with two fire engines from Samba and Hiranagar, the fire department faced challenges in controlling the blaze. To intensify firefighting operations, an additional fire engine was summoned to the location.
Investigation Underway to Determine the Cause
The cause of the fire remains under investigation, and authorities are working to ascertain the factors contributing to the incident. The flames and thick smoke billowing from the petrol pump created a challenging situation, prompting a comprehensive response from the fire and emergency services.
As the incident unfolds, local authorities are collaborating to manage the aftermath of the fire and prevent further escalation. The focus is on ensuring public safety and addressing the implications of the incident on the surrounding area. Additional details will be provided as the investigation progresses.