Fire in Connaught Place doused, no injuries

A fire broke out in the LIC building in Central Delhi on Tuesday.

Updated: Jul 19, 2011, 12:14 PM IST

New Delhi: A fire broke out in the Life Insurance Corporation`s (LIC) office in the upscale commercial district of Connaught Place Tuesday, a fire official said. It was doused and nobody was injured.
"We received a call around 10 a.m. and rushed six fire tenders to the Jeevan Prakash building. The flames were doused soon and no one was injured," a fire official said.
"There was some electrical fault in an air conditioner which caused the fire," the official added.