Fire breaks out in Memu train in Gujarat, watch
The fire accident reportedly took place at the Jekot Railway station
New Delhi: Fire broke out in a Memu train in Gujarat on Friday afternoon. The train was on its way reportedly from Dahod to Anand.
Reportedly, the fire broke out in the last coach of the train and didn’t spread to rest of the coaches.
After getting alerted, the fire fighters rushed to the spot and doused the flames. So far no casualties have been reported. The fire accident reportedly took place at the Jekot station.
A fire broke out in one of the coaches of the Dahod-Anand MEMU train at Jakot station in Gujarat’s Dahod district on Friday, triggering panic among passengers.
The incident occurred while the MEMU train, designed for short and medium-distance routes, was en route to Godhra.
Accompanied by senior railway officials, the Dahod Assistant Superintendent of Police K Sidhant, was also present at the incident site.
According to ASP Sidhant, the fire broke out in the last compartment of the MEMU train and was successfully contained, preventing its spread to the remaining coaches.
The sudden outbreak of fire in one of the coaches triggered panic among passengers, prompting an evacuation to ensure their safety.
The billowing smoke could be seen from a distance, adding to the urgency of the situation. There were no reported casualties or injuries.
The response of firefighters at the scene proved instrumental in controlling the blaze.
(The Update is from IANS)
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