Minor fire breaks out at DDA headquarters at INA

Published: 07 February, 2018 14:08 IST | PTI | New Delhi

A minor fire broke out on Wednesday in the building of the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) headquarters at south Delhi's INA are

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A minor fire broke out on Wednesday in the building of the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) headquarters at south Delhi's INA area, officials said.
However, no one was injured in the incident, they said. A call of fire at the ground floor (auction hall) of the building (Vikas Sadan) was received at 12.11 am. Fire tenders were rushed to the spot immediately and the fire was brought under control by 12.55 am, a Delhi Fire Services officer said.

The cause of the fire would be ascertained after investigation, but a short circuit is suspected, police said. A DDA official said smoke due to fire was sighted around 11 am after which many employees ran out of the building while efforts were also made to control the fire before the firefighters arrived.

Four ACs and furniture, including 100 chairs kept in the hall that was locked, were burnt. "However, no documents or important papers were destroyed
in the fire," he added.

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