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Timely Intervention Prevents Disaster at Udupi Petrol Pump

Timely Intervention Prevents Disaster At Udupi Petrol Pump

Udupi, Jun 19: A major disaster was narrowly averted at a petrol pump near Udupi’s city bus stand on Tuesday, June 18, thanks to the swift response of the pump’s vigilant workers. A fire broke out in the generator due to a short circuit, posing a serious threat.

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The incident unfolded at a petrol pump situated on the main road of the national highway near Udupi’s bustling city bus stand. It was during this time that flames erupted within the generator. The attentive workers on duty immediately spotted the fire and acted decisively. They promptly moved the generator away from the fuel station to a safer location on the main road and commenced efforts to douse the flames themselves. Simultaneously, they alerted the local fire department.

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The timely intervention and quick thinking of the petrol pump staff played a crucial role in preventing the fire from spreading further and escalating into a potentially catastrophic incident. Upon arrival, fire department personnel swiftly took control of the situation and successfully extinguished the flames, ensuring no harm to nearby structures or individuals.

Authorities have commended the proactive response of the pump workers, emphasizing the importance of preparedness and rapid action in averting such emergencies.

 

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