A fire broke out in a rear power car of Chandigarh-Kochuveli Express at Platform Number eight on New Delhi railway station on September 6. This incident took place around 1:40 in the afternoon. As soon as the fire was reported twelve fire tenders rushed towards the spot to douse off the flames. Police officials, as well as the railway officials, were also present on the spot to examine the situation. Luckily no casualties were reported in this incident.
According to the sources, the incident took place when the train was leaving platform number eight. As soon as the fire was noticed all the passengers who were present in the train were evacuated safely. Within a short period of time, the fire was extinguished by the firetenders. When the fire was doused off the power car was detached from the rest of the train to so that the fire can be avoided from spreading.
The reason behind the fire is ascertained yet. However, the concerned authorities have asked to investigate the cause behind the blaze.
The analysts at CyberTech Risk Center generated constant alerts on this incident with moderate impact. This helped their clients take alternative travel routes to maintain continuity in business. The analysts closely monitored the situation providing its clients with timely alerts about the same which helped them take business continuity measures and ensure employee safety in time. We at Cybertech’s Risk Center cover Structure Fire, Industrial Fire, Explosion, High Rise Fire, Vehicle Fire under the ‘Fire’ category at Pan India label.
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