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Fire near Chandni Chowk metro station


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New Delhi: A fire broke out in a building near Chandni Chowk Metro Station in North Delhi area, Delhi Fire Service said on Monday.

According to DFS, a fire call was received around 10.40 pm regarding the fire in a house.

Initially, six fire tenders were rushed to the site to douse the blaze, later on the 40 fire tenders were pressed into service to control the inferno. Over 150 fire personnel were deployed at the site.

The fire has been brought under control and the cooling process is underway, informed DFS. No casualty reported so far, DFS added.

“Initially six fire tenders were rushed to the site, later fire call was upgraded to serious and a total 40 fire tenders were sent to the site and more than 150 fire personnel deployed at fire site. Fire is under control,” said Atul Garg, Director, Delhi Fire Service.

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