Delhi, March 11: A fire broke out at the 6th floor of Vikas Bhawan in Delhi on Monday. According to a tweet by ANI, fire tenders were pressed to service as soon as the incident was reported. Around six fire engines are present at the spot to douse the fire. There were no reports of any injuries or casualties so far. Delhi Hotel Fire: 17 Killed As Fire Alarms at Arpit Palace Non-Functional, Fire Exit Blocked.
According to a report, the fire broke out at the government building on Wednesday. The unprecedented fire broke out due to short circuit on the sixth floor of Vikas Bhawan. In the wake of the blaze, people from buildings have been evacuated. Delhi Government Orders Probe Into Arpit Palace Hotel Fire Tragedy in Karol Bagh Which Claimed 17 Lives.
Tweet by ANI:
Delhi: Fire has broken out on the 6th floor of Vikas Bhawan due to a short circuit. 3 fire tenders are present at the spot. More details awaited.
— ANI (@ANI) March 11, 2019
Earlier, last week, a similar fire broke out at CGO Complex in the national capital. The blaze was reported at the fifth floor of Pandit Deendayal Antyodaya Bhawan at CGO Complex. To douse the fire, 24 fire engines were pressed into action. In the incident, one CISF inspector got unconscious and was taken to AIIMS, where he succumbed to his injuries.