Ghaziabad: AC blast in flat, flames spark panic

A flat in Ghaziabad caught fire due to an AC blast.

A fire broke out due to a blast in an AC on the first floor of a flat in Vasundhara in Ghaziabad area adjacent to Delhi. Due to the fire, all the belongings kept in the room were burnt. The adjoining flat was also engulfed in flames. On being informed about the incident, the fire brigade team reached the spot and brought the fire under control. It is a relief that there were no casualties in the fire.

There was commotion in the area following the fire incident in the flat early on Thursday morning. The fire incident took place around five o’clock in the morning. Two fire tenders reached the spot to control the fire. According to Chief Fire Officer Rahul Pal, Vaishali Fire Station received information about a fire in a flat in Vasundhara Sector-1 around 5 am. A fire brigade team was sent to the spot to douse the fire. The firemen brought the fire under control after a lot of effort.

There was a sudden explosion in the AC.

Incidents of air conditioners bursting in scorching heat are increasing. The cause of the fire in the Vasundhara Sector-1 flat is said to be AC ​​burst. Ranveer Singh, who lives in the flat, said that everyone slept in the house early in the morning. Suddenly the AC installed in the room burst into flames. The sound of explosion and fire woke up the people of the house and came down from the flat. He informed the fire brigade about this. Due to the fire, the belongings kept in the room were burnt.

People came running as soon as the fire broke out

The flat that caught fire is a two-storeyed one. There was chaos in the morning when a fire suddenly broke out on the first floor due to a blast in the AC. The fire started reaching the second floor flat. People came out of the house due to panic. The fire brigade team reached on time and brought the fire under control. According to the Chief Fire Officer, all the people living in the flat that caught fire had come out. Everyone is safe.

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