Fire breaks out in basement of CBI building in Delhi's Lodhi Road area, all personnel evacuated

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Friday, September 17, 2021, 05:03 PM IST
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CBI headquarters in Delhi | Photo: File Image

A fire broke out in the basement of the CBI building at the CGO complex in Delhi's Lodhi Road area on Friday afternoon. According to reports, all officers and staff have been evacuated from the building. Eight fire tenders have been rushed to the spot.

According to reports, there were no casualties reported. The fire was doused at around 2:30 pm. Officials say that it had mainly caught the electrical board and the false ceiling due to which white smoke could be seen billowing out from the basement area. The exact cause is yet to be ascertained.

Further details awaited.

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