A fire broke out on a ship, INS Konkan, which is undergoing refit at the naval dockyard here, on Wednesday.

The fire on the Pondicherry Class minesweeper broke out around 4.30 p.m., which was brought under control at 6 p.m., according to a Navy spokesperson.

“The incident has reportedly occurred due to a short circuit. There are no casualties,” Police Commissioner B. Shivadhar Reddy said.