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.