Minor fire at Bengaluru International Airport

A minor fire broke out in the departure lounge of Bengaluru International Airport on Thursday while some welding work was underway.

Updated: Jan 19, 2012, 21:45 PM IST

Bangalore: A minor fire broke out in the
departure lounge of Bengaluru International Airport on Thursday
while some welding work was underway, but was soon doused,
police said.

Labourers and other BIA employees extinguished the flames
in 10 minutes.
According to Police, the fire broke out when sparks from
the welding rod fell on highly inflammable thinner kept in
cans near the work spot.

PTI