Fire in Kovid control room and goods train in Meerut, major accident averted

Meerut, May 14 (H.S.). A fire broke out in the Kovid Control Room built in the Bachat Bhawan auditorium located in the Collectorate premises on Saturday morning. The fire brigade reached the information and somehow brought the fire under control. The fire is being said to have been caused by a short circuit. Similarly, a […]
 


Fire in Kovid control room and goods train in Meerut, major accident averted

Meerut, May 14 (H.S.). A fire broke out in the Kovid Control Room built in the Bachat Bhawan auditorium located in the Collectorate premises on Saturday morning. The fire brigade reached the information and somehow brought the fire under control. The fire is being said to have been caused by a short circuit. Similarly, a fire broke out in the bogie of a goods train at Meerut City station. A major accident was averted due to timely control of the fire.

Important meetings of the district administration are organized in the Bachat Bhawan auditorium located in the Collectorate premises. The Kovid Control Room is built in the same part of the Bachat Bhawan. On Saturday morning, there was panic among the employees after seeing smoke coming out of the Kovid control room due to short circuit. Immediately this information was given to the fire brigade and administrative officials. The fire brigade reached the information and brought the fire under control in time by breaking the window of the Bachat Bhavan, otherwise there could have been a big loss. Several chairs, tables and other equipment were burnt due to the fire.

On the other hand, a wagon of a goods train caught fire at Meerut City Station. This goods train was going to Saharanpur with coal. As soon as the goods train parked at platform number 03 left, the employees saw smoke rising from the wagon. After informing the loco pilot, the goods train was brought back on the platform. Fire brigade reached on information extinguished the fire. There was chaos at the station as the goods train was loaded with coal. A major accident was averted by controlling the cab in time.