Fire broke out at the majestic Mysuru Palace Gate today morning. Flames engulfed an ATM kiosk at the gate next to the ticket counter.
A short circuit is suspected to be the case of the fire that gutted the ATM kiosk completely at the palace’s Varaha gate. Walls of the palace gates have been charred and the ATM kiosk has been destroyed completely.
The machine was taken away by bank employees on Thursday for repairing. Huge flames were witnessed by security personnel in the wee hours of today; and fire and emergency personnel were called immediately.
No casualties or injuries were reported as the incident occurred early in the morning.
Security personnel have secured the spot where the fire broke out and prohibited the access to the area by visitors. Probe is currently underway to ascertain the cause of the fire.