Even a day after the flames were doused, smoke continues to emanate from the debris along with an unpleasant odour.
The fire broke out on September 11 on the 'Coolie No. 1', which is located at Filmistan studio in Goregaon.
According to port officials, operations at the berth resumed by morning after the fire was doused, and an enquiry has been ordered to ascertain the facts.
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According to the hospital authorities, the fire broke out due to a short circuit in a machine. The fire was brought under control by 9.25 am, the fire official added.
Though Prakash got stuck in his seat, he managed to open the hydraulic doors which enabled 25 passengers to escape to safety.
Locals said that they alerted the fire services department immediately but there was delay in the fire tenders reaching the village.
The fire broke out at Rabindra Kumar Sahoo’s shop between 3 am and 4 am and was doused by the firemen and police within an hour.
While the MLA's wife suffered 90 per cent burn injuries and was battling for life, her husband escaped with burns on his hands.
'We recently wrote to PM Modi to bring a strong law to prevent fire tragedies. We had even demanded that the BJP include it in its election manifesto,' he said.
The blaze was doused by using four fire extinguishers in the engine and two fire extinguishers in the station by the loco pilot and his assistant.
An Indian Navy statement also said that the exercise will be conducted in two phases - the harbour phase at Goa.
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Lt Cdr D.S. Chauhan, who was leading the firefighting efforts, suffered loss of consciousness owing to smoke and fumes.
According to local sources, the victims died on the spot after jumping off the train during the melee after seeing smoke billowing from the engine rear and the adjoining first three compartments.