Major fire in scrap, medicine warehouses in Delhi

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 - 14:08

New Delhi: A major fire broke out in a warehouse storing scrap and quickly enveloped a nearby hall packed with medicines in south Delhi`s Okhla area Tuesday, officials said.
Eighteen fire tenders battled the leaping flames but no one was injured, a Delhi Fire Service officer said.

A police officer said the probable cause of the fire could be electrical short-circuit. The fire, which was reported at 9.50 a.m., is still on.

IANS



First Published: Tuesday, May 18, 2010 - 14:08

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