KANPUR, 07 APRIL (H.C.). In the Ghatampur police station area under Kanpur Outer, the bird got trapped in the wires of 11 thousand volts and fell on the wheat crop standing below. Due to which the crop caught fire. The fire took a formidable form in the blink of an eye. More than 40 bighas of crops were burnt to ashes due to the late arrival of fire brigade after information. The Naib Tehsildar, who reached the information, while inspecting the spot, assured to get government help.
The wheat crop of the farmers of Bamburaha village of Ghatampur is standing. Harvesting is being done by farmers. Meanwhile, a sudden fire broke out in the standing wheat crop for harvesting on Thursday. According to the eyewitnesses, 11 thousand voltage long line wires are passing over the fields of the electricity department. In which today the fire started due to current after the bird got trapped. A bird burning with fire fell on the standing wheat crop below and caused a fire in the fields.
Rajendra Singh of the village dialed 112 no. According to Rajendra Singh, two hours after the call, the fire brigade and the police of the concerned police station reached the spot. Naib Tehsildar Ghatampur reached the spot on the information of farmers’ crop burning. He gathered information about the crop damage caused by the fire and interacted with the farmers. After inspecting the spot, he assured to get government help.