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Minor fire at PMO destroys air conditioners and office records

Prompt action by fire fighters brought the blaze under control in less than half an hour.

delhi Updated: Oct 18, 2017 00:40 IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Some office records were destroyed in the fire, an official said,(Sutterstock/Representative photo)

A fire broke out in one of the rooms in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) in South Block on Raisina Hills early Tuesday morning .

Six fire tenders which rushed to the spot brought the fire under control in 20 minutes, a fire department official said.

The fire was reported from room number 242 which belonged to a section officer.

Four split air conditioners and some office records were destroyed in the fire, the official said.

The official said no injuries were reported in the incident and that the area was sanitized after the fire was controlled.

First Published: Oct 17, 2017 09:55 IST

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