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Fire breaks out at stationery godown in Dilshad Garden Industrial Area

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The Times Of India
08th April, 2021 17:08 IST

NEW DELHI: A fire broke out at a stationery godown in a four-storey building in the Dilshad Garden Industrial area here on Thursday morning, Delhi Fire Service ( DFS ) officials said.

No casualty has been reported so far, they said, adding the blaze was doused by 2pm.

The fire department was informed around 8.30am about the blaze and 15 fire-tenders were rushed to the spot, a senior DFS official said.

Police said the fire started at the place where the chemical used in the production of "cello" tape was stored. No one was inside the building when it began. However, people from neighbouring buildings were vacated as a precautionary measure, they added.

The fire, however, did not spread to other floors, police said.

"A fire broke out in a stationery godown situated on the third floor of a four-storey building in Dilshad Garden Industrial area. No casualty has been reported so far," said Atul Garg , the Director of the Delhi Fire Service.

Later, 13 more fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the blaze was doused by 2 pm, the fire service official. said.

Electrical malfunctioning is suspected to be the cause of fire, he said.

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