Fire Breaks Out in Danapur-Secunderabad Train Near Betul in Madhya Pradesh, No Causality Reported
The police alerted the local fire brigade officials and the fire tenders were quickly rushed to the spot to bring the blaze under control.
Betul: A major fire broke out in a general coach of Danapur-Secunderabad Express train near Betul railway station in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday morning, an official told news agency PTI. According to him, there was no report of any casualty in the incident.
Giving details, Betul station master Anil Pawar said some passengers noticed the fire and immediately alerted police, who in-turn informed the fire brigade and the blaze was doused quickly.
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He further added that at around 8 AM, some passengers noticed a short-circuit and sparks in the wires in the coach which caused the fire and smoke in the compartment while the train was moving near the Sadar bridge.
Soon after the fire incident, the passengers pulled the chain to stop the train and informed police personnel, who tried to control the blaze using fire extinguishers present in the coach.
The police have also alerted the local fire brigade officials and the fire tenders were quickly rushed to the spot to bring the blaze under control. The official added that after being halted for about 30 minutes, the train left for its onward journey.
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