Jammu, May 25: During the night hours of May 23, a sudden fire broke out near railway track at Km 65.3 in the jurisdiction GRP Samba.
On receiving information regarding the incident, SP Railways
Jammu, Suram Singh deputed Devinder Singh, SDPO Railways Jammu, Pawan Kumar, SDPO Railways Vijaypur and team from GRP Samba was also dispatched on the spot.
The Fire Tender was also informed timely. The timely reaction and efforts of the officers and jawans of GRP Jammu the fire was controlled by the use of traditional methods including water, mud etc. and major tragedy was averted. Has the fire not been controlled well in time, it would have caused major tragedy of life and property and disruption of train traffic, which may also have caused damage to the fuel loaded train bogies.
The jawans who swung into action during the process of extinguishing the fire were suitably rewarded by Suram Singh, SP Railways Jammu.