Updated May 14th, 2024 at 18:57 IST

Massive Fire Breaks Out at Saree Shop in North Delhi's Chandni Chowk

A massive fire broke out at a saree shop in North Delhi’s Chandni Chowk area on Tuesday, leading to a complete chaos in the Maliwara area.

Reported by: Abhishek Tiwari
Fire at a saree shop in Delhi's Chandni Chowk | Image:Republic
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New Delhi: A massive fire broke out at a shop in North Delhi’s Chandni Chowk area on Tuesday afternoon, leading to a complete chaos in the area. On information, the local police along with the fire department personnel rushed to the spot and efforts to control the fire were initiated.

According to police sources, the incident occurred at a saree shop in Chandni Chowk’s Maliwara area. It is being claimed that the fire broke out due to a short circuit in an electric panel. However the exact cause of the fire is yet to be known.

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The fire officials stated that due to narrow streets, the fire tenders somehow managed to reach the spot.

Meanwhile, the team of Kotwali police station resorted to utmost promptness to the information of the fire and without wasting time rushed to spot and initiated a rescue operation at the shop located in Kinari market. A major accident was averted due to the wisdom and bravery of Head Constable Kuldeep, as per the police.

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No one was injured in the fire incident, as per reports.

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The police are probing the matter to ascertain the cause of the fire.

Further legal action is being taken. 
 

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Published May 14th, 2024 at 17:20 IST