The firefighters had to battle to douse off a car fire near Gandhipuram, on Friday evening.
Anandhan, owns a Motor pump shop in Ganpathy. This evening, one of his employee Ramakrishnan was on his way in company's Omni Van to Gandhipuram.
As the van reached Textool flyover, the van suddenly caught fire. Ramakrishnan, immediately rushed out from the van which was blazing in fire.
The public immediately alerted the fire and rescue department who after a tough fight doused the fire.
Though the actual reason for the fire is yet to be ascertained, it is speculated that the gasoline in the car could have triggered the fire.