Delhi Fire Service officials said five fire tenders
were rushed to douse the fire on the transformer located at
the Motilal Nehru Marg.
The fire was reported at around 3:30 pm and within
half-an-hour it was doused, they said adding it was located
few hundred metres away from the official residence of Delhi
Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.
Officials said supply of power was affected to the
near-by areas for about 30 minutes as alternative arrangement
was made immediately.
The power distribution network in Lutyens's Delhi
areas is maintained by the civic agency NDMC.
New Delhi: Power supply was affected
today in some areas around the Moti Lal Nehru Marg in Lutyens'
Delhi when a power transformer caught fire on Sunday.
First Published: Sunday, July 17, 2011, 21:47