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70 shanties gutted in fire in Delhi's Shahbad Dairy area

IANS | July 16, 2020 11:37 AM

NEW DELHI:At least 70 shanties were gutted in fire at Shahbad Dairy area of Delhi's Rohini, police said.
At least 26 fire tenders were rushed to the spot after the incident was reported on Wednesday night and the fire fighting officials managed to control the raging blaze at around 2 a.m. on Thursday.

"We received a call at 11.30 p.m. on Wednesday night. These were small shanties where people mostly did the scrap work. No causality has been reported so far due to the fire, " said a senior police officer.

Earlier, six fire tenders were rushed to the spot but later more fire tenders were sent to control the blaze.

Earlier, one person was charred to death in a major fire in Delhi Gate area in the intervening night of Sunday and Monday.

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