Hoshiarpur: A fire broke out in an AC coach of Hoshiarpur-Delhi express train when it was stationed at a railway station here on Tuesday evening, officials said. The exact cause of the fire is not known yet, they said. Assistant sub-inspector of Government Railway Police, Ambala Cantt, Ravinder Kumar said some labourers noticed flames coming out of the first AC-cum-AC-two tier coach in the evening and informed the railway authorities.Also Read – 4 Critically Injured in Explosion at Firecracker Godown In Andhra’s Anakapalli District
The railway staff immediately detached the said coach and tried to control the blaze with fire extinguishers, he said. A local fire tender also reached the spot and put out the fire, Kumar added. He said no loss of life was reported in the incident. Also Read – Fire Breaks Out In Building Near Chandni Chowk Metro Station In Delhi
Assistant station master, Hoshiarpur Railway Station, Roop Kumar said the higher authorities have been informed about the matter. A team of officials from Jalandhar will soon reach here to ascertain the exact cause of the fire, he said. Also Read – Viral Video: Speeding Train Crushes Bike Into Pieces As Rider Has a Narrow Escape | Watch
The train was scheduled to depart from the Hoshiarpur railway station at 10:25 pm, Roop Kumar said.