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Fire breaks out at Delhi transport office; 8 firefighters on the spot

A fire has broken out at the Delhi transport office near Civil Lines. As per reports 8 firefighters are on the spot.

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New Delhi Updated on: January 20, 2020 13:06 IST
Fire breaks out at Delhi transport office; 8 firefighters

Fire breaks out at Delhi transport office; 8 firefighters on the spot

A huge fire has broke out at the Delhi transport office near Civil Lines. As per reports 8 firefighters are on the spot. A call about the fire was received at 8.38 am, following which eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot, a Delhi Fire Services official confirmed.

The fire started from the server room on the first floor and later spread to eight other rooms located on the same floor of the building, said Atul Garg, Director of Delhi Fire Services. The blaze later spread to another room on the second floor of the same building, he said.

In total, 26 fire tenders were rushed to the spot, he added.


Several essential documents, furniture and electronic equipments were damaged in the fire which was brought under control by 10.20 am, the official said.

It is suspected that a short circuit in an electrical appliance in the server room led to fire. However, the exact cause of fire is yet to be ascertained, the official added

No casualties have been reported so far. 

(More to follow)

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