Fire at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital

A minor fire broke out in the surgical ward of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital in central Delhi this afternoon, but no casualty was reported, fire brigade officials said.

Updated: Mar 15, 2012, 18:49 PM IST

New Delhi: A minor fire broke out in the
surgical ward of Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital in central
Delhi this afternoon, but no casualty was reported, fire
brigade officials said.

The fire broke out in a dustbin kept in the ward at
around 1:20 PM, they said.

"We immediately rushed eight fire brigades. Within 20
minutes, the fire was doused," a fire official said, adding no
loss of life or damage to equipment was reported in the
incident.

"The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained," he
said.

PTI