Hyderabad: A moving vehicle caught fire near the Khairatabad junction here on Wednesday morning. No casualties were reported.
Fire erupted from the engine of the Tata Sumo, believed to be a police vehicle, when it reached near the junction. The alert driver noticed flames and immediately stopped the vehicle. All those inside the car escaped unhurt.
Motorists passing by noticed the fire and alerted the fire department. A fire engine rushed to the spot and the fire was doused immediately. The car was gutted in the fire.
A short circuit in the engine is suspected to have led to the fire. The Punjagutta police are investigating.