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Another fire incident at Kumbh mela; no casualty reported

Posted on Feb 04, 03:17PM | UNI

Kumbh Nagar, Feb 4 : In yet another fire incident in the ongoing Maha Kumbh mela, some tents caught a fire, following an explosion in a gas cylinder here today.

The incident took place at sector four in the mela area, where four-five tents caught a fire due to an explosion ahead of Mauni Amawasya preparations, police sources said.

Fire-tenders rushed to the site and control the blaze. No casualty was reported in the incident, the sources said.

Earlier too, the fire had broke on the Kumbh mela premises.

The mela administration had issued stern directions and banned the use of small cylinders and cigarettes after that incident.