Fire breaks out on Bangalore, Howrah Express at Chittoor

Fire breaks out on Bangalore, Howrah Express at Chittoor
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Fire breaks out on Bangalore, Howrah Express at Chittoor

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A fire broke out in the coach of the Bangalore-Howrah Express train at Kuppam in Chittoor district on Sunday.

Tirupati: A fire broke out in the coach of the Bangalore-Howrah Express train at Kuppam in Chittoor district on Sunday.

The incident came to the fore when the train manager noticed smoke coming out from one of the coaches at about 12:50 in the afternoon.

As per standard procedure, the train was stopped at Kuppam station to check for any accidents.

Upon checking it was found that there has been brake binding and smoke had come due to friction of the brake block.

The passengers were made to deboard following the incident. The fire has been doused. No casualties have been reported.

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