Fire causes cylinder blast in Delhi building

Posted By: IANS
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New Delhi, Dec 4: A fire broke out in a house in a west Delhi locality early on Sunday morning leading to a blast in a gas cylinder, the police said adding that no one was injured in the incident.

Cylinder blast in Delhi building

The incident took place at around 7.45 a.m. when Pooja, a resident of the house, shouted to her neighbours that smoke was emanating from the refrigerator in her house.

A call was made to the Fire Control Room at around 8 a.m. and two fire tenders were rushed to the spot, a fire officer said.

In the meantime, the fire spread to the kitchen which led to a blast in the cylinder kept there, the fire officer said.

The fire was doused within 10 minutes, but a portion of the building collapsed following the cylinder blast, he added.

IANS

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