Mehaboob Kaashaa of Brindhavan Nakar near Bakalur HUDCO has put up a scrap godown encroaching a land belonging to Hosur nakaraatchi.
Along with the scrap, he was also growing tall trees in the same encroached land.
Electric wires belonging to TNEB were criss-crossing the land.
Yesterday, trees, which were with dry leaves and branches due to autumn season, touched the electric wires, short circuit put flame to the dry leaves.
Due to this, fire engulfed and few electric wires came to earth.
Though fire tender department was alerted by public, they have been informed that the fire tenderer are busy and they can’t come for help.
Public themselves fought against the fire and put it down faster as they worked in team and also very swiftly with a fear that the fire might reach their houses.