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Fire breaks out at 4-storey building in Delhi, 22 rescued

PTI | Updated on: Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 11:37 AM IST

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New Delhi: A fire broke out at a four-storey building in west Delhi's Hari Nagar on Wednesday following which 22 people were rescued, the Delhi Fire Service said.

It said seven electrical boards triggered the fire, adding that no one was injured in the incident.

The call about the fire was received at 3 am after which two fire tenders were rushed to the spot, fire officials said.

Atul Garg, Director, Delhi Fire Service said it was reported that the seven electric metre boards in the four-storey building triggered the fire and smoke spread in all the floors.

"Our personnel safely rescued 22 people who are residents of the four-storey building. The fire was small, but as the smoke spread to all the floors, all people were evcaucated," he added.

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Published on: Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 11:37 AM IST