A major fire broke out in Delhi’s Karol Bagh area on Sunday, said a Fire Department official. However, no casualties have been reported so far.
According to the fire official, they received a call about the incident at around 4 am at a shoe market near Bikaner Sweets.
The official said that the shoe market is in Gaffar Market. Soon after the call, as many as 39 fire tenders were immediately pressed into service.
“There have been no injuries or casualties from the incident,” Delhi Fire Service chief Atul Garg told IANS.
Meanwhile, the cause of fire is yet to be ascertained, however, there was certainly a massive loss of property.
It took around four hours for the firemen to bring the situation under control and the inferno was doused by 8.30 a.m.
Currently the cooling process is underway.
(With inputs from IANS)