Two abandoned buses at the regional workshop of the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) at Nadakkavu caught fire in a freak incident on Tuesday.
Fire and Rescue Services personnel trying to douse the fire that broke out at a KSRTC workshop at East Nadakkavu in Kozhikode on Tuesday.
Preliminary inquiries revealed that fire from a garbage heap spread to the buses parked outside the garage.
Officials said 12 abandoned buses at the workshop had been put up for online auctioning.
Shopkeepers and passers-by were gripped by panic at around 11.30 a.m. when smoke billowed out of the workshop.