Sullia, Apr 29, 2017: Reports say that the switch room of a mobile tower in Sullia town caught fire in the evening and a major fire accident was prevented by Sullia police and fire fighters. The exact reason for the incident is not known.
The tower is located on a multi storey building in the town and is owned by Indus Group. Cellular companies including Idea, Vodafone and Airtel were using the tower to provide their network services. Vehicular traffic on Mani-Mysuru national highway was blocked following the fire accident for hours.