A fire breaks out in several furniture warehouses; 10 firefighters rushed to the scene.
A massive fire broke out at several godowns in Parge Nagar area of Kondhwa in the city of Pune on Tuesday. According to reports, about five to six godowns are engulfed in fire and 10 firefighters rushed to the scene. So far, no casualties have been reported and efforts are underway to extinguish the fire. Further details are awaited.
Delhi: Massive fire breaks out in Amar settlement of Lajpat Nagar
Meanwhile, a massive fire broke out on Tuesday afternoon in Delhi’s Amar settlement, a residential sub-district of Lajpat Nagar in Delhi. Following the incident, approximately nine firefighters were dispatched to the site to extinguish the flames. According to reports, the fire broke out in two stores in Block C of Amar Settlement, which is located in the southeastern part of the nation’s capital and is also one of the main market areas. However, the cause of the fire was yet to be determined at the time and no injuries or casualties were reported. Footage released by Republic TV showed the blaze reduced stores to ashes in a short time and filled surrounding areas with black smog. A few houses were also affected by the Lajpat Nagar fire. People living nearby were rushed to safer places.
Similarly, another fire was reported in Transport Bhawan on Parliament Street on Tuesday, Delhi Fire Service officials said. No injuries were reported, they added. According to the fire department, a call was received at 4:10 p.m. and four firefighters were dispatched to the scene. The fire started from an air conditioner in one of Transport Bhawan’s bedrooms, a senior official said, adding that the fire had been extinguished.
(This is a developing story and further details are awaited)