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MoRTH asks DRDO's fire safety arm CFEES to probe Ola scooter case

Investigation will also cover Praise Pro electric scooter of Okinawa Scooters, which in a separate incident in Tamil Nadu, also caught fire and reportedly caused two deaths

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Dhruvaksh Saha New Delhi
After a video of an Ola S1 Pro scooter catching fire went viral on social media last week, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) has ordered a probe into the incident. The ministry has asked the Centre for Fire, Explosive and Environment Safety (CFEES) to investigate the circumstances that led to the parked vehicle to go ablaze.

CFEES is the fire science and engineering arm of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), under its Systems Analysis and Modelling cluster.

The investigation will also cover the Praise Pro electric scooter of Okinawa Scooters, which, in a separate incident in Tamil

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First Published: Mar 29 2022 | 4:12 PM IST

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