There is news of a fierce fire in the shops of Bhagirath Palace market in Chandni Chowk, Delhi. The fire is so fierce that about 18 to 20 fire engines are trying hard to extinguish the fire after reaching the spot.
According to the report of the news agency ANI, the process of extinguishing the fire is going on till late night. Fire tenders are busy in extinguishing the fire in Bhagirath Palace market. A plume of smoke can be seen rising in the pictures.
A total of 32 fire engines have reached the spot and are trying to douse the fire, the fire department said. No casualty has been reported so far. Remote control fire fighting machines were also used to extinguish the fire.
Former Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan reached the spot and inquired about the accident. Efforts are being made to douse the fire, he said. Fire officials and police are present at the spot. The fire has not yet been controlled. Two floors have been damaged. There is no information about any casualty. The cause of the fire is yet to be known.