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Vehicles seized in fire in Gujarat Police Station premises

By PTI

Nadiad: Around 40 vehicles seized in the premises of a police station in Kheda district of Gujarat were gutted in a massive fire. An official gave this information on Sunday.

The Ahmedabad range said the fire may have been triggered by firecrackers and was aided by four to five barrels of chemicals seized in a case of oil theft, in which 30 to 40 vehicles, including 25 four-wheelers, three autorickshaws and some two-wheelers were completely burnt. Inspector General of Police V Chandrashekhar.

“The incident happened around 11 pm on Friday. Preliminary findings suggest that the fire was caused by firecrackers, and four to five chemical barrels helped it. The exact number of vehicles damaged is being determined,” he said. They said.

An official of the police station of Kheda town said that an investigation has been started under the forensic team to ascertain the cause of the fire.

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