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17 fire incidents in Chandigarh, 2 shops gutted in Bhiwani

Seventeen fire incidents were reported from different parts of the city on Diwali night, fire department officials said on Sunday.

india Updated: Oct 18, 2009 15:10 IST

Seventeen fire incidents were reported from different parts of the city on Diwali night, fire department officials said on Sunday.

While 16 incidents were of minor nature, a major fire engulfed a shop at Sector 26 Grain Market in Chandigarh last night, causing considerable damage but no loss of life was reported, they said.

Meanwhile, two shops were gutted in a blaze in Bhiwani, Haryana, though no loss of life was reported.