Fire breaks out at Delhi's Lajpat Nagar market, 30 fire tenders rushed to spot

The fire was reported from a showroom in the Central Market and at least 16 fire tenders have been rushed to the spot, Delhi Fire Services chief Atul Garg said.

Updated on: 12 Jun 2021 7:58 AM GMT
Fire breaks out at Delhis Lajpat Nagar market, 30 fire tenders rushed to spot

A fire broke out inside a showroom in South Delhi's Lajpat Nagar Central Market on Saturday. Officials said they received a call from I-block in Central Market around 10.20 am following which 16 fire tenders and ambulances were rushed to the spot.

More than 70 firefighters have been deployed at the spot to douse the fire.

Atul Garg, Delhi Fire Services Chief, said, "The fire spread from the showroom to other areas and we are trying to control it. No casualties have been reported so far."

Firemen and police said they are checking if there is anyone inside the showroom.

"Fire trucks have reached the spot, rescue and relief operations are underway. I am continuously monitoring the situation and am in touch with Delhi Fire Department officials," Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted.

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