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Fire breaks out in building in busy Delhi market, fire officer injured

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A was seriously injured during an operation to douse a fire that broke out today on the top floor of a four-storeyed building in Lajpat Nagar's busy Central Market here, officials said.

The injured person has been taken to the Safdarjung Hospital, according to a Fire Service (DFS)

"The call about fire in a fourth floor of a building in Lajpat Nagar-II's Central Market area was received at 8:55 AM and 10 fire tenders were rushed to the spot," he said.

The DFS said, "A got injured as a cylinder exploded while he was on duty there."

"He suffered burn injuries to his face and hands from the blaze," the said.

The fire was brought under control by 9:50 am, he said, adding that further investigation is underway.

Central Market has a number of shops and is one of the busiest markets in

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 12:10 IST