New Delhi, November 25: More than 50 shops were gutted in a massive fire in the wholesale market of Bhagirat Palace area in North Delhi’s Chandni Chowk even as operations to douse the blaze were underway since Thursday night, police said. However, no injuries have been reported so far, they said. Chandni Chowk Fire: Massive Blaze Continues in Delhi’s Bhagirath Palace Market, Firefighting Operation Underway (See Pics).
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Chandni Chowk, Delhi | Fierce fire that broke out in the shops of Bhagirath Palace market of Chandni Chowk continues; Several fire tenders on spot
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According to the fire department, a call about the blaze was received at 9.19 pm on Thursday and 40 fire tenders were rushed to the spot. Currently, 20 fire tenders are engaged in dousing the flames, a fire department official said. The fire that broke out at one shop soon spread to adjacent ones, all dealing in supplying electrical appliances, officials said. Delhi Fire: Massive Blaze Erupts in Bhagirath Palace Market at Chandni Chowk, Several Fire Tenders at Spot (Watch Video).
“Currently, 20 fire tenders have been deployed and efforts are being made to bring the fire under control. However, the cause of the fire is not yet known,” an official said.
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