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Fire at CRPF headquarters, no one hurt

A fire broke out on Sunday at the CRPF headquarters in the CGO complex here which destroyed few computers and other peripherals, but no one was injured.



New Delhi: A fire broke out on Sunday at the CRPF headquarters in the CGO complex here which destroyed few computers and other peripherals, but no one was injured.

The fire was reported around 0645 hours from the ground floor of the four-storeyed building and five fire tenders were rushed to control the blaze.

The fire, which was reportedly triggered by a short circuit in electrical fittings, had been contained, a senior CRPF official said.

Fire officials said that the blaze engulfed the public relations section of the force and some books, documents and other material has been destroyed.

"Three-four computers, a fax machine and a table fan have been completely burnt in the fire. The fire was controlled in some time," the official said.

PTIThere were no casualities, he said.

Senior officials of the paramilitary also reached the spot for assessing the damage.

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) headquarters is a fortified building and is located in the Central Government Offices (CGO) complex here.

PTI

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