An official said that the fire broke out in the basement of the five-storey godown, where items made of plastic were kept.
The fire department will conduct a mock drill in Nehru Place area for ensuring that the fire brigades have access from all sides, the Delhi High Court said on Tuesday.
The idea is to have small-to-medium-range fire fighting facilities at places of high footfall, which are prone to incidents of fire.
The Delhi Fire Service (DFS) has collaborated with All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, to soon open a fire station inside the hospital.
A portion of the roof had collapsed due to the explosion, the fire officials said, adding that a gas stove repair shop was located in the front portion of the house.
No injury has been reported so far in the fire that broke out on the ninth floor of the hospital's Convergence Block, Fire Service officials said.
A major fire broke out inside a four-storey building in Lajpat Nagar’s Central market in South East Delhi on Saturday morning.
According to an order issued on June 5, the inspections of the buildings for issue or renew of fire safety certificates shall be resumed with immediate effect.