Major fire breaks out on IIT-Delhi campus, all safe

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014 - 12:24

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: A major was reported at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) - Delhi campus on Monday.

According to reports, the fire broke out after a low explosion in the Chemistry lab and then it spread to a nearby hostel located in one of the blocks on the campus.
The incident initially triggered panic among students and the teaching staff of the prestigious engineering institution.

The fire brigade department was immediately informed and at least seven fire tenders were rushed to the campus to douse the fire.

The fire has now been fully contained and all are said to be completely safe.

However, what caused the fire is still unknown.

First Published: Monday, February 24, 2014 - 11:52

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