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SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
REOPENING OF RABINDRA SADAN RESERVATION OFFICE
OF SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY AFTER MORNING FIRE INCIDENT
Kolkata, 9th August, 2023:
Sudden fire broke out at Rabindra Sadan Reservation Office, Kolkata at around 07:25 hrs. today (09.08.2023). Two of the on duty staff have detected smoke on the first floor cooling unit. No public was present there at that time as it was before the opening hours of the ticket counters. All staff are also safe. Fire Brigade was immediately called by the staff and information was given to the local police station. Senior railway officials rushed to the spot immediately after the incident. Meanwhile, fire extinguishers were also used by the on duty staff to control the fire. Three fire engines reached the booking office and the incident was totally under control around 08:25 hrs. However, Metro services were running normally and passenger services were not affected by any means.
The first shift of ticket booking had to be cancelled due to repairing work. Restoration work was done on war footing and the Reservation counters have become functional from 15:20 hrs.