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Fire Erupts in Train Coach at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Railway Yard

Senior railway officials and rescue personnel were rushed to the spot to douse the flames. The blazing coach was parked at the railway yard with no passengers on board. The fire erupted around 3 pm.

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Updated:May 29, 2018, 4:56 PM IST
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Fire Erupts in Train Coach at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Railway Yard
A stationary train coach caught fire at CST in Mumbai. (Image: Twitter/@ANI
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New Delhi: A fire broke out in a stationary coach of Solapur Express train at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) railway yard on Tuesday afternoon. No casualties and or injuries have been reported.

Senior railway officials and rescue personnel were rushed to the spot to douse the flames. The blazing coach was parked at the railway yard with no passengers on board. The fire erupted around 3 pm.




Officials confirmed that the fire has been doused off. Only one coach was damaged at the washing site of the CST yard. An inquiry into the cause of fire has been initiated.

"Local and long-distance train services will not be affected," said Western Railway PRO.





Another incident of fire was reported just a few hours earlier, on Tuesday, at a shop located at the Gupta Market in Malad area of Mumbai, but no one was reported injured.

(With agency inputs)

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