A massive fire broke out in the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s parking lot in the city’s Gota area on Friday Morning burning over 40 parked two-wheelers.
Most of the vehicles belonged to citizens who utilise state transport buses to travel, parking their vehicles in the corporation’s parking plot.
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Three fire engines were summoned to the parking lot to douse the flames immediately, in the process saving over 500 vehicles in the area.
The cause of the fire in still under investigation. Fire brigade officials are looking into the matter with the help of CCTV footage. The fire may have been caused due to leaked petrol in a parked vehicle in the lot.
The city has been experiencing strong winds since morning, which may have caused the fire to spread rapidly.
The AMC is yet to make an official statement regarding the incident.