Chandigarh: Fire in Haryana civil secretariat, situation under control
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Chandigarh: Fire in Haryana civil secretariat, situation under control

The fire is currently under control. Flames reportedly erupted in a tin shed on the first floor, which housed discarded furniture etc.

punjab Updated: Feb 15, 2018 11:08 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
Chandigarh,Fire breaks out,Haryana civil secretariat
Smoke billowing from the Haryana civil secretariat building in Chandigarh on Thursday. (HT Photo)

Fire broke out on the first floor of the Haryana civil secretariat building in Chandigarh on Thursday. Following reports of the fire, two fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

The fire is currently under control. Flames reportedly erupted in a tin shed on the first floor, which housed discarded furniture etc.

“Fire broke out in the tin shed on the first floor. While the exact reason cannot be ascertained yet, its seems to be a case of sparking due to short-circuit,” Fire officer Madan Lal Sharma said.

(Story will be updated)

First Published: Feb 15, 2018 11:06 IST