Chennai: At a time when people are queuing to banks to get new currency notes, a fire broke out at a State Bank of India's Parry's Corner branch in Chennai.
As per officials of the fire department, the blaze has been brought under control and there are no casualties. However, the extent of loss to property is yet to be ascertained.
Earlier in the week, a fire had broken out at an ATM of Central Bank of India in north Delhi’s Kashmere Gate area.
The ATM was damaged but there was no currency in the ATM. A short-circuit was said to be the cause of the fire.