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
Delhi: Fire breaks out at Delhi Transport Department office at Civil Lines, 8 fire tenders rushed to the spot— ANI (@ANI) January 20, 2020
No casualties have been reported so far.
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