Keonjhar, Jan 29: A major fire accident was averted at the Anandpur area in Keonjhar on Saturday, as the fire brigades controlled the flames of a burning truck.
Sources said a stone chips-loaded truck was passing on the Anandpur-Karanjia main road. Meanwhile, at Gohirabani square, the cabin of the truck caught fire and the whole truck was found burning with flames. Following this, the driver and helper jumped off the truck to save their lives.
Being informed, the Anandpur fire fighting team rushed to the spot and doused the flames. However, the whole truck was charred during a short period.