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Four injured in car park fire

Four injured in underground car park fire


Four persons sustained severe burn injuries in a fire that broke out at a municipal car parking basement in southeast Delhi’s Jangpura area on Wednesday.

The incident took place around 9.50 AM following which three fire tenders, ambulances and quick response teams were rushed to the spot, a senior official said, adding that the injured persons were rushed to Safdarjung hospital.

The fire in the MCD car parking basement is suspected to be caused by a short circuit in an electric wire, following which is got snapped and sprang into a drum of diesel kept in a corner there, an official said.

Police teams were rushed to the spot and a case of negligence is likely to be registered in connection with the matter, police said.