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Minor fire in Delhi legislative assembly, no injury reported

The fire department received a call at 9.50am about a fire at the reception hall near the entrance gate of the Delhi secretariat premises.

delhi Updated: May 25, 2016 16:06 IST
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A minor fire broke out at the reception of the Delhi legislative assembly building in New Delhi on Wednesday.(HT File Photo)

A fire broke out in the premises of Delhi legislative assembly on Wednesday morning, following which eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

No casualty or major damage was reported in the incident which took place around 9.50am.

The fire broke out in the reception hall near the entrance gate of the assembly in north Delhi’s Civil Lines area.

A short circuit in an AC is suspected to be the cause of the fire, which came under control by 10.10am, fire officials said.

First Published: May 25, 2016 15:27 IST