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Fire breaks out on the sixth floor of Shastri Bhawan

The fire was later brought under control by 2.55 pm. No injury or casualty has been reported, the senior fire officer said.The cause of fire is yet to be ascertained, they added.

india Updated: Apr 30, 2019 19:05 IST
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A fire broke out on the sixth floor of the Shastri Bhawan on Tuesday afternoon, a Delhi Fire Service official said.(ANI Photo)

A fire broke out on the sixth floor of the Shastri Bhawan on Tuesday afternoon, a Delhi Fire Service official said. The fire department said they received a call about the blaze at 2.15 PM after which seven fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

The fire was later brought under control by 2.55 pm. No injury or casualty has been reported, the senior fire officer said.The cause of fire is yet to be ascertained, they added.

Shastri Bhawan houses Ministries of Law, Information and Broadcasting, Corporate Affairs, Chemicals and Petrochemicals and Human Resources Development.

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First Published: Apr 30, 2019 19:04 IST