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HindustanTimes Wed,22 Oct 2014

Fire breaks out in Delhi Police headquarters

PTI  New Delhi, July 22, 2014
First Published: 10:38 IST(22/7/2014) | Last Updated: 11:27 IST(22/7/2014)

A minor fire broke out in the fourth floor of the Delhi Police headquarters on Tuesday, fire officials said.

Nobody was injured in the blaze.

"We got a call about the fire at 7:10 am. Being a high rise building, eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The fire had broken out in a battery panel on the fourth floor which was doused," the officials said.

According to a police official present in the building, power supply was disconnected after the fire was detected and the building was evacuated.

This is the third incident of fire at the police headquarters in the recent past. Separate incidents of fire had been reported in the tenth floor and PRO room of the building in the last couple of months.


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