On Tuesday, A minor fire broke out at India Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Office, New Delhi at 3:35 AM The office is at South Block, Raisina Hills.
A tweet from ANI said that the fire occurred in the room number 242 (second floor of the PMO).
Thankfully, no one is injured, and the fire tenders reached the site immediately and stopped the fire in just 20 minutes. However, the situation is now under control after ten fire engines reached at the incident spot to extinguish the flames.
Gurmukh Singh who is a Divisional Fire Officer told that the fire broke out because of a spark in a UPS (uninterrupted power supply) of a computer inside the PMO’s office. It is a section’s officer room.
There have been many such types of accidents over the years, in the government buildings in the Delhi.The most recent happened at Lok Nayak Bhawan where there is an office of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal.
Although, according to the report, no one was injured and it seemed that a short circuit in the compressor of an AC unit, deployed inside the cafeteria on the fourth floor resulted in the fire.
The building, which housed the Enforcement Directorate headquarters, also has offices of the CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation), the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and Income Tax.
Four air conditioners were burnt…..
Delhi Fire Services officers said the fire broke out at a four-storeyed building in Mansarovar Garden, West Delhi, leading to the collapse of the whole complex on Monday.
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