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Investigation of fire in a snow shed between Vegårshei and Selåsvatn at Sørlandsbanen

In the morning of 26 September 2021 a snow shed caught fire at km 264 at Sørlandsbanen. The snow shed burned to the ground, and the line was closed for traffic in 1.5 days during repair.

At the time the fire broke out, grinding of rails was carried out in the area on behalf of infrastructure manager Bane NOR SF. The NSIA's investigation aims to uncover conditions that were decisive for the fire to occur.


Photo: Ă˜stre Agder fire brigade

Latest update: 05.10.2021

Facts

Location Between Vegårshei and Selåsvatn
Occurrence date 26.09.2021
Type of occurrence Fire and smoke development

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