Police Constables’ presence of mind averts major fire mishap near Devaraja Market

Police Constables’ presence of mind averts major fire mishap near Devaraja Market

August 25, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Timely display of presence of mind by three Traffic Police Constables averted a major fire mishap near Devaraja Market on Gowri-Ganesha festival day in city.

The three Police personnel attached to Devaraja Traffic Police Station identified as Head Constable Shivanna, Constables Shashikanth and Sugu, who were on duty near Devaraja Market noticed fire caused by short circuit at the electric box of Mysuru Coffee Works at Duplin Complex and immediately called the Fire Station and reported about the fire.

But by the time the fire tender arrived, the Police personnel, using their presence of mind, carried buckets of water and doused the fire, preventing it from spreading further, thus averting a major fire mishap.

Felicitated: Meanwhile, Duplin Complex Traders Association yesterday felicitated the three Police personnel for preventing the major fire mishap at the marketplace. 

Inspectors Muniyappa and Arun, Sub-Inspector Lepaksha, Traders Association President Sathyanarayana Shetty and others were present.


Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.


Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]