CISF vehicle catches fire at Delhi's Shantipath, no casualties reported

The fire, which erupted at the CISF vehicle in Shantipath area of the national capital, has been doused.

CISF vehicle catches fire at Delhi's Shantipath, no casualties reported
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NEW DELHI: An official vehicle belonging to the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) caught fire at Shantipath area in Lutyens' Delhi, said reports on Saturday.

According to ANI, there was no loss of life or injury to anyone due to the fire.

Though what caused the fire is yet to be ascertained, the blaze has been completely doused as of now.

Minutes after the vehicle caught fire, the fire brigade officials were informed about the same and fire tenders rushed to the spot.

A call about the fire was received at 2.19 pm and a fire tender was rushed to the spot, a fire brigade official said. The fire was doused by 2.50 pm, he added. 

Meanwhile, locals also gathered near the vehicle and helped the fire officials in dousing the flames.

Last month, a major was reported at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) building here.

Reports suggested that fire broke out in a nursing room. No one was injured due to the blaze there.

A similar incident was reported when a fire broke out in the Lok Nayak Bhawan, where many government offices are located. 

As soon as the Delhi Fire Services headquarters received information, six fire tenders were dispatched to douse the flames.

The building, which is the headquarters of the Enforcement Directorate, also has some offices of the CBI, Income Tax, and the National Disaster Response Force.