Narrow Escape For Driver, Helper As Edible Oil-laden Truck Catches Fire In Bhadrak 


Bhadrak: The driver and helper of an edible oil-laden truck had a narrow escape after the vehicle caught fire on National Highway in Bhadrak on Wednesday.

According to reports, the incident occurred while the truck was en route to Bhadrak from Bhubaneswar when the heavy vehicle dashed against another truck from behind. Subsequently, the edible oil-laden truck caught fire. 

However, the driver and helper inside the truck luckily managed to jump out of the vehicle and save their lives.  

Traffic congestion also took place in the area due to the fire mishap. On getting the information, the Bhandaripokhari fire team arrived at the spot to contain the blaze.  

A probe has also been initiated into the matter to ascertain the exact cause behind the sudden fire mishap. 

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