Maharashtra: A minor fire broke out on a stretch of grass near the runway of the Solapur airport in Maharashtra on Sunday night, a Fire Brigade official said.
The incident took place after the people of the country switched off their lights for 9 minutes at 9 pm to show their support to the frontline workers amid the coronavirus pandemic, following Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal.
“The fire broke out at 9:30 pm. We sent four fire tenders to the spot and the fire was extinguished within 15 to 20 minutes,” he said as per PTI.
Besides Solapur Airport area, there are many incidents of a fire breaking out took place throughout the country on April 5, 2020.