Fire breaks out at Prime Minister's Office in New Delhi

A fire is said to have broken out in Room No. 242, located on the second floor of Prime Minister's Office around 3.35 AM.

Published: 17th October 2017 07:41 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th October 2017 08:38 AM   |  A+A-

Fire tenders rush to the site. | Picture Courtesy: @ANI

By ANI

Fire breaks out in PMO, doused in 20 minutes

New Delhi [India], October 17 (ANI): A minor fire broke out in a room at Prime Minister's Office (PMO) in the wee hours on Tuesday.

The blaze was reported in room number 242, located on the second floor, at around 3.35a.m.

“At around 3.35 a.m we got a call in our control room that a fire broke out in PMO’s office, room number 242,” Divisional Fire Officer Gurmukh Singh told ANI.

Fire tenders were immediately rushed to the spot, which took care of the situation in less than 20 minutes.  

Singh said the fire broke out due to sparking in the computer’s UPS. No casualties have been reported into the incident.

The room belonged to a section’s officer.

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