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In pics: Fire breaks out at Delhi’s Natural History Museum

Two fire officials were seriously injured while trying to contain the blaze which broke out around 1.45am, and were rushed to hospital where they are in a critical state, an official said

delhi Updated: Apr 26, 2016 11:37 IST
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A fire broke out at the Natural History Museum at the FICCI auditorium premises in New Delhi.
A fire broke out at the Natural History Museum at the FICCI auditorium premises in New Delhi.(Arvind Yadav/HT Photo)

A fire broke out at the Natural History Museum at the FICCI auditorium premises in New Delhi in the early morning hours on Tuesday.

Two fire officials were seriously injured while trying to contain the blaze which broke out around 1.45am, and were rushed to hospital where they are in a critical state, an official said.

The National Museum of Natural History at the FICCI building is seen engulfed in fire. (Ashok Nigam/HT Photo)
The fire started in the early hours of Tuesday at the FICCI building. As many as 25 fire tenders were pressed into service to contain the flames. (Arvind Yadav/HT Photo)
There were not too many people on the building, which was evacuated by the time fire officials reached there. (Ashok Nigam/HT Photo)
The fire was reported on the top floor of the auditorium which was being renovated, and later spread to other floors, the fire official said. (Arvind Yadav/ HT Photo)
Two fire officials were seriously injured while trying to contain the blaze which broke out around 1.45am. (Arvind Yadav/ HT Photo)
The fire in the museum, which is located in the Ficci auditorium premises, is said to have started from the top floors and later spread throughout building (Arvind Yadav/ HT Photo)

Two fireman have been injured while tackling the fire that damaged the Natural History Museum and the Ficci auditorium. (Ashok Nigam/ HT Photo)