Fire in Parcel Van of Malabar Express in Kerala, No Injury Reported

All passengers were safely disembarked and the blaze was put out by the Fire Brigade personnel, Railway sources said.

Updated: January 17, 2021 10:33 AM IST

By India.com News Desk | Edited by Priyanka

Fire in Parcel Van of Malabar Express in Kerala, No Injury Reported
Luggage van of Malabar Express caught fire near Varkala in Thiruvananthapuram district this morning. (Photo: ANI)

Thiruvananthapuram: A fire broke out in a parcel van of the Mangaluru-Thiruvananthapuram Malabar Express train about 40 kms from Kerala’s capital on Sunday morning.

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All passengers were safely disembarked and the blaze was put out by the Fire Brigade personnel, Railway sources said.

According to initial information, the loco pilot noticed smoke in the parcel van in the front part of the train around 7.40 am at Edava between Varkala and Paravur stations and immediately alerted railway officials.

No casualty was reported as the fire was confined to the parcel van and the train has been detained at the spot, the sources added.

(With inputs from PTI)

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Published Date: January 17, 2021 10:07 AM IST

Updated Date: January 17, 2021 10:33 AM IST