New Delhi: A fire broke out inside the basement of the CBI building the CGO complex here, officials said on Friday. The information about the fire at the Central Bureau of Investigation office was received at 1.40 pm following which eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot.
The fire broke out in the panel board, a senior fire official said. The blaze was doused at 2.30 pm and no one was injured in the incident, they said.
Earlier in the day, a major fire broke out at Mandala scrap market in Mumbai’s eastern suburb of Mankhurd early on Friday, but there was no report of any injury, civic officials said.
The blaze erupted around 4.15 am at the scrap market located on Veer Jijamata Bhosale Marg, they said. At least 10 fire engines and water takers were sent to the spot, the officials said.
A fire brigade official said that the blaze is confined to seven to eight shops in the market, where different types of scrap material, including empty chemical drums, was stored.
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