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Bengaluru: Smoke engulfs Bellandur lake after garbage dump is set ablaze

The lake has been in news for the last one year for spillover of froth and toxic fumes

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

Thick smoke enveloped Bellandur lake after a fire broke out when garbage strewn around it was set ablaze, a fire department official said on Friday. The incident triggered panic among motorists on the busy Sarjapur main road. "Usually, a pile of garbage strewn around the lake is set on fire, but yesterday it caused a scare among residents and motorists as the smoke started billowing and surrounding the lake in the evening," K U Ramesh, Deputy Director at Karnataka Fire Department, said. The fire was doused in half an hour, he said. The area, for a ...

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Bengaluru: Smoke engulfs Bellandur lake after garbage dump is set ablaze

The lake has been in news for the last one year for spillover of froth and toxic fumes

The lake has been in news for the last one year for spillover of froth and toxic fumes Thick smoke enveloped Bellandur lake after a fire broke out when garbage strewn around it was set ablaze, a fire department official said on Friday. The incident triggered panic among motorists on the busy Sarjapur main road. "Usually, a pile of garbage strewn around the lake is set on fire, but yesterday it caused a scare among residents and motorists as the smoke started billowing and surrounding the lake in the evening," K U Ramesh, Deputy Director at Karnataka Fire Department, said. The fire was doused in half an hour, he said. The area, for a ... image
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Bengaluru: Smoke engulfs Bellandur lake after garbage dump is set ablaze

The lake has been in news for the last one year for spillover of froth and toxic fumes

Thick smoke enveloped Bellandur lake after a fire broke out when garbage strewn around it was set ablaze, a fire department official said on Friday. The incident triggered panic among motorists on the busy Sarjapur main road. "Usually, a pile of garbage strewn around the lake is set on fire, but yesterday it caused a scare among residents and motorists as the smoke started billowing and surrounding the lake in the evening," K U Ramesh, Deputy Director at Karnataka Fire Department, said. The fire was doused in half an hour, he said. The area, for a ...

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