Minor fire at Delhi Metro station

April 21st, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A minor fire Tuesday evening at the Pitampura Metro station of Line 1 (Shahdara - Rithala) in Delhi caused disruption in Metro train services, an official said.
The fire erupted in an air conditioner in the signal room of the Metro station around 5.40 p.m.

According to officials, one fire tender doused the blaze but not before the signal system had been partially damaged.

The fire caused a delay for a while in Metro train service.

“We have switched over to manual mode because of signal system failure. But the trains services are underway,” said a Delhi Metro official.

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