Fire breaks out in Accounts office of Rashtrapati Bhavan

A fire broke out on Friday morning in the accounts branch of Rashtrapati Bhavan which was doused within minutes.

Fire breaks out in Accounts office of Rashtrapati Bhavan

A fire broke out on Friday morning in the accounts branch of Rashtrapati Bhavan which was doused within minutes.

No one was hurt in the blaze though an inverter, a chair and a table were gutted in the fire.

News Agency PTI quoted an official from the Delhi Fire Services as saying that a call was received today at 8.45 am about a fire. Six fire brigade trucks were rushed to the sport and the fire was doused within 10 minutes. An inverter, a chair and a table were gutted in the fire.

The cause of the fire is suspected to be a short-circuit and further probe is underway, the fire official said.

A few days back a minor fire in the server room of Parliament House had caused panic ahead of the Budget session.