Vijayawada, Mar 14 : An Automated Teller Machine (ATM), a Cash Deposit Machine and a passbook entry machine of Bank of India (BoI) were completely destroyed in a fire accident at Benz Circle here on Thursday.
The machines were functioning in the premises of BoI at Benz Circle in the heart of the city. Flames engulfed the ATM centre at around 0900 hours this morning and within an hour the three machines were completely destroyed.
Huge amount of currency notes was also burnt in the fire and the bank officials are yet to ascertain the exact loss of currency notes.
Fire tender extinguished the flames only after the three machines were completely destroyed. An electrical short circuit from nearby transformer was said to be the reason for the fire accident. (UNI)