Hazaribagh: In a freak incident three vehicles caught fire on the GT road under Chouparan Police Station area of this district as a truck loaded with bleaching power caught fire in this district.
Police said that the bleaching powder loaded truck was parked near a petrol station at Singhwara when suddenly a blast took place and such was its intensity that two other vehicles standing nearby also caught fire.
Later the fire brigade was alerted which reached on the spot and doused the flames however by that time the truck was damaged severely. The firefighters suspected that due to rainfall on the bleaching power gas would have formed which would have caused the sudden blast. The truck was carrying the substance from Renukut of Uttar Pradesh to Kolkata.