Fire at Vikas Bhawan, important documents burnt

August 28 2019

A fire broke out at the Vikas Bhawan, which houses several Delhi government departments, in central Delhi on Tuesday evening, fire officials said. No casualties were reported while important documents were destroyed.

According to a senior fire official, the fire broke out on the second floor at the office of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW).

"We received a call around 6 p.m. about the fire after which eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot. There were around 25 people present in the office who were evacuated safely," the fire official added. 

During the investigation, it came to light that the fire initiated from an air conditioner, the official said, adding that the fire was brought under control at 7 p.m.

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