New Delhi, September 27: As many as 35 students were rescued from a girls' PG at Delhi's Mukherjee Nagar where a fire broke out earlier on Wednesday evening, a top fire services officer said. Speaking to ANI, Atul Garg, dfirector of Delhi Fire Services, said of the 35 students resuced, 5 sustained minor injuries. The injured students are undergoing treatment at a hospital in Mukherjee Nagar, the official informed. Delhi Hostel Fire: Massive Blaze Erupts in Girls’ PG Hostel in Mukherjee Nagar Area; No Casualties Reported (Watch Video).

The Delhi Fire Services received a distress call after a fire broke out at Signature apartment in the Mukherjee Nagar area. After receiving word of the fire, a team of 20 fire tenders rushed to the spot and started the dousing operation. Delhi Fire Video: Blaze Engulfs Girls’ PG Hostel in Mukherjee Nagar; Few Trapped Inside.

Luckily the fire was brought under control within an hour and no casualties were reported in the incident. The official further said the reason behind the fire was still being ascertained. However, prima facie, the fire seemed to have been caused by a short circuit. Further details are awaited.

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