A fire broke out at the Maniyari police station in Muzaffarpur early Wednesday with an official citing an electric short circuit as the reason for the blaze, news agency ANI reported.
"The fire started due to an electric short circuit. It is hard to estimate the extent of the damage caused. Fire brigades will be called in to help douse the flames," said Sub-inspector Sujit Kumar Mishra.
More details are awaited.