Fire breaks out in Delhi furniture market, no casualties
| Friday | 11th January, 2019
A major fire broke out in a furniture market in Delhi’s Kirti Nagar area in the late hours of Thursday.
It started from a slum-dwelling and spread to areas nearby as the fire brigade team had trouble reaching the site.
AdvertisingMore than 30 fire engines were pressed into service after the fire erupted in Lakkar Market.
A timber godown and a few huts, housing combustible materials, were gutted in the fire, Atul Garg, Chief Fire Officer of Delhi Fire Service, said.
However, the firefighter teams acted very swiftly after reaching and it was their coordinated effort that prevented the fire from spreading to more buildings,” an eye witness told news agency ANI.
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