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Massive blaze at Delhi’s CGO Complex housing govt offices; 25 fire engines rushed in

According to the fire department, CISF Inspector who got unconscious in the fire incident has passed away.

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A massive fire broke out on the fifth floor of Pandit Deendayal Antyodaya Bhawan at CGO Complex in New Delhi on Wednesday morning.

News agency ANI quoting the fire department said a CISF Inspector who had got unconscious in the fire incident passed away.

The Fire department got a call regarding the blaze at 8:34 am.

Twenty-five fire engines were rushed to the CGO complex that houses important government offices including a branch of the Indian Air Force, Water and Sanitation Ministry, the Forest Ministry and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), and the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment among others.

The fire has been brought under control and the cooling process is underway.

Further details are awaited.

This comes less than a month after at least 17 people including a child lost their lives in a massive fire that broke out in a Karol Bagh hotel in central Delhi.