Published On : Mon, Apr 11th, 2016

Record room at Nagpur railway station goes up in smoke; key docs gutted

Fire in Railway StationNagpur: Most of the key documents kept in the record room at Nagpur railway station went up in flames as a major fire broke there on Monday afternoon. The record is located near the entrance of the Nagpur Main Railway Station. The actual cause of the accident was yet to ascertained however sources hinted that fire sparked through short circuit.

Fire in Railway Station 1According to sources, at around 9:30 am, some people noticed smoke emanating from the windows of the record room. Soon the matter was reported and before long, nearly two fire engines were called and the personnel of Fire Department brought the fire under control and extinguished the fire.

However, the news of fire in the railway station caused panic among passengers and those who had come to send off their loved ones or friends.

Till the time of filing the story, the details of the cause of the fire or the extent of damage and loss could not be ascertained.
Senior officials of Railway department rushed to the spot and were coordinating the fire extinguishing operations and were managing the action to save the remaining documents.