Jelly stones laden lorry catches fire near Perla

Thursday, June 9th, 2022

Kasargod : A lorry laden with jelly stones caught fire accidentally at Nalka near Perla on June 9, Thursday afternoon. The lorry driver who noticed smoke, immediately stopped the vehicle and got down. Within no time the lorry was up in flames. Locals assisted in dousing the fire. Later fire tender vehicles rushed to the […]

Moving car catches fire near Jail Road

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Mangaluru: A car was suddenly went up in flames near Jail Road in the city on Wednesday. The fire services have rushed to the spot and doused the fire. The car owner identified as Vikram is safe. Vikram informed that he had just got his car after repair works and was driving it when the […]

Maruti Omni catches fire near Hamilton Building in Mangalore

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
Maruti Omni catches fire

Mangalore : A Maruti Omni which was parked in front of the Hamilton building near the State Bank in Mangalore, suffered partial damage after it caught fire due to a short circuit while its driver started the vehicle. The incident took place at around 3.30 pm on September 24, Tuesday. The car bearing registration no. […]

Tourist car catches fire due to short circuit near Kadri Kambla

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013
Tourist car

Mangalore :  A Tata Indigo tourist car caught fire and was partially destroyed near Kadri Kambla in Mangalore on June 24, Monday. The car belonged to one Ravindra who was its owner cum driver. He hails from Pavoor. On Monday, Ravindra had been to the airport to pick up some passengers and had dropped them […]

Maruti Gypsy catches fire near Udupi

Thursday, May 17th, 2012
Maruti Gypsy

Udupi : Two people travelling in a Maruti Gypsy   thanked their stars for having a miraculous escape even after the car caught fire accidentally   near the Kukkikatte railway bridge, while on way to Indiranagar from Kukkikatte on May 16, Wednesday . Two persons namely Chandrasekhar Sherigar and Dheeraj were in the car when the mishap […]

Chemical carrying ship catches fire near Mangalore

Sunday, May 6th, 2012
Cap Norte

Mangalore :  A ship, Cap Norte transporting chemicals from Malaysia, caught fire near Mangalore when it was on its way to Mumbai on May 5, Saturday. The ship caused no much damage since the fire was speedily doused by Savithri Bai Phule, a Coast Guard ship at five nautical miles away from the Mangalore coast. […]

A house in Dongerkeri catches fire

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Mangalore  : A house belonging to Raghavendra Rao at Varkady lane in Dongerkeri caught fire in the morning of March 4 Sunday. The owner noticed smoke coming out of a bathroom at around 6:30 p.m. and raised the alarm. The members of the house had kept water for his bath on a firewood stove early […]

Navy Sea King helicopter catches fire leaving crew uninjured

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
Navy Sea King helicopter catches fire

Mangalore : In a shocking incident, a Navy Sea King helicopter caught a blaze, when it was just about to take off from Mangalore Airport on December 12, Monday morning. Luckily, the 13-member crew of the helicopter, comprising of six high-level Naval officers had escaped without sustaining any injury. The helicopter was on its way […]

Fishing boat ‘St. Anthony’ catches fire on sea

Sunday, March 6th, 2011
Fishing boat ‘St. Anthony’ catches fire on sea

Mangalore : ‘St. Anthony’, a fishing boat was caught fire in the sea, close to Someshwar, at 6:15 p.m. on March 5, Saturday. An approximate amount of Rs. 70 lakh has been the loss due to the incident. But the crew escaped unhurt. The owner of this fishing boat is Sarita D’Souza, the wife of […]