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Fire at under construction CWG stadium, no injuries reported

Last Updated: Thursday, December 24, 2009 - 22:41

New Delhi: A fire broke out at an under
construction stadium for Commonwealth Games in Delhi
University campus this evening, which was put out within two
hours, fire brigade officials said on Thursday.

After the fire was reported at the under construction
Rugby stadium around 7 pm, six fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

No one was injured in the incident. "The fire was put
out at around 9.15 pm," the officials said adding, "cause of
the fire was yet to be ascertained."

According to the officials, PVC sheets which
were installed at a height at the construction site had caught
fire, the officials said.

The extent of the damage was not immediately known.


First Published: Thursday, December 24, 2009 - 22:41

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