New Delhi, October 22: At least 16 people, including six children and seven women, were rescued after a fire broke out at a house in central Delhi, a fire department official said on Sunday.

According to the director of the Delhi Fire Service (DFS) Atul Garg, a call regarding the blaze in a house near PNB, Subzi Mandi, Ghanta Ghar was received at 7:38 a.m. Delhi Fire: Massive Blaze Erupts at House in Harphool Singh Building Near PNB Bank Due to LPG Cylinder Explosion, 16 People Rescued (Watch Video).

Fire Near Ghanta Ghar

"Total 8 fire tenders were rushed to the site. Fire was due to one LPG cylinder blast," said Garg. "Fire has been doused and 16 people including three male, seven female, and six children were rescued, fire was on the second floor in the house," Garg added.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Oct 22, 2023 12:54 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website