Four fire engines were pressed into service which managed to douse the flames within 15 minutes, an official said.
The cause of the fire was not yet known but eyewitnesses said the blaze erupted at around 1 am and quickly spread to adjacent shops, resulting in loss of property.
Lauer’s co-host Savannah Guthrie made the announcement at the top of Wednesday’s “Today” show. Last week, CBS News fired Charlie Rose after complaints from several women who worked for him.
A division bench of justices A K Mittal and Amit Rawal, which has been hearing a petition pertaining to pollution caused by firecrackers, adjourned the matter for November 15.
No casualties are reported as of now. Cause of fire is not known yet.
A 15-year-old boy in Chhattisgarh's Surguja district committed suicide after his parents refused to buy more firecrackers for Diwali.
"We received 139 calls between 12 am (last night) to 9 pm. Between 9 pm to 11 pm, which happen to be the peak hours, we received 62 calls," said a senior Delhi Fire Services officer.