Six fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the blaze was brought under control at 11.35 am.
According to the officials, the fire has been brought under control but the cooling process is still underway to ensure that the fire is completely doused.
More than 200 shops have been damaged in the massive fire that broke out in the wholesale market for electrical appliances on Thursday night, the officials said.
Saxena, who visited the place in the morning to take stock of the situation, said the cooling process was still on.
Traders said they had suffered losses of over Rs 400 crores due to the blaze.
According to the fire department, the call regarding the fire was received at 9:19 pm on Thursday following which the fire tenders were rushed to the spot.
Fire tenders and ambulances will soon be deployed in and around Delhi’s iconic Chandni Chowk to deal with emergency situations in the area known for its heritage buildings and old markets.
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Atul Garg, director, Delhi Fire Service said since the lanes in Chandni Chowk are usually narrow and congested, it was difficult for the fire tenders to enter the lanes.
However, no action has been taken so far. Sanjay Bhargava, president of the traders welfare association, Chandni Chowk wrote to Sisodia saying,
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As many as 15 fire tenders have been rushed to the spot to the douse the blaze that has spread across the three floors of the building.