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Delhi: Major fire breaks out at Lajpat Nagar showroom; 30 fire tenders deployed

By Saima Siddiqui 
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Delhi: Major fire breaks out at Lajpat Nagar showroom; 30 fire tenders deployed

New Delhi: A massive fire broke out inside a showroom in South Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar Central Market on Saturday, officials said. A call was made from I-block in Central Market around 10.20 am following which 30 fire tenders and several ambulances were rushed to the spot, Delhi Fire Services chief Atul Garg said.

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More than 70 firefighters have been deployed at the spot to douse the fire.

Mr Garg said, “The fire spread from the showroom to other areas and we are trying to control it. No casualties have been reported so far.”

Firemen and police said they are checking if there is anyone inside the showroom.

“Fire trucks have reached the spot, rescue and relief operations are underway. I am continuously monitoring the situation and am in touch with Delhi Fire Department officials,” Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted.

More details are awaited.

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