Fire Breaks Out At Waterlogged Petrol Pump In Patna Amid Bihar Floods

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A fire has erupted at a petrol pump in Bihar's Patna while the state is already reeling under floods and the capital city remains water logged.

Written By Aishwaria Sonavane | Mumbai | Updated On:

In another horrific incident, a fire broke out at a petrol pump in Bihar's Patna while the state is already reeling under floods and the capital city remains water logged. 

According to preliminary reports emerging from the location, a petrol pump at Nala road, which was submerged under water past three days due to immense waterlogging, caught fire due to a leakage in petrol. In visuals, people could be seen around the location in knee deep water form the floods. 

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As per reports, the authorities were informed and repeatedly reminded of the alleged leak by residents, however, no measures were taken. It is known that the leaked petrol from the pumps in Patna has mixed with the flooded water in the city. There has been no electricity in the area for the past three days.  

At the moment, fire extinguishers have reached the location, along with the local Police and authorities.  

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