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Minor fire at former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit’s house in Nizamuddin

Congress leader Sheila Dikshit was the chief minister of Delhi from 1998 to 2013

delhi Updated: Aug 02, 2017 11:43 IST
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Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit at her residence in Nizamuddin East in April 2017.
Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit at her residence in Nizamuddin East in April 2017.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

A minor fire broke out in the basement of former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit’s house in central Delhi’s Nizamuddin East on Wednesday morning.

Fire control room officials said that the fire started in the electricity metre board in the basement of the house. “We got a call at around 9:30 am about a fire. We sent two fire tenders to the spot. The electricity metre board had caught fire,” said a fire official.

The official said that the fire was minor and put off without incident.

“The fire was extinguished even before we reached the spot. It was a very minor incident,” said the Delhi Fire Services Chief Fire Officer, Atul Garg.