Delhi: Fire at Vasant Vihar market, five shops gutted

The fire started in the ground floor of a building in Vasant Vihar's C Block Market and then spread to its mezzanine and first floors, an official said.
Image used for representational purposes only.
Image used for representational purposes only.

NEW DELHI: Five shops were gutted in a fire at a market in southwest Delhi's Vasant Vihar area early Saturday, officials said.

No one was injured in the incident, they said.

The call about the blaze was received at 5 am and 10 fire tenders were pressed into service, according to an official of the Delhi Fire Services (DFS).

It was brought under control within an hour.

The fire started in the ground floor of a building in Vasant Vihar's C Block Market and then spread to its mezzanine and first floors, the official said.

It seems that a short circuit started the fire, officials said.

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