A sudden fire broke out in the engine of the train in Jaipur. This incident happened in the Jaipur-Hisar Passenger train near Jagatpura station in Jaipur on Wednesday morning. Railway officials arrived at the spot immediately.
There were quite a few passengers on the train during the incident. The strong flames of fire and the smoke spread all over, the passengers on the train got out of the train due to fear and panic. The pilot tried to control the engine fire, but failed. Fire engines also reached the spot to control the fire.
Due to unavailability of the second engine at the railway station, the railway officials informed the control room at Jaipur Junction and asked for another engine. After the incident, the train remained at Jagatpura station for about two hours. Soon after this the train engine was changed and was brought to Jaipur station. Later, the train left for Jaipur from Khairthal.
There were regular workers traveling around the city of Jaipur on this passenger train. When the incident took place many passengers left for their office and workplace with the help of taxi and bus.
The reasons for the fire are yet to be ascertained.
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