Midnight Blaze at Kashmiri Gate Metro Police Station

A fire erupted at the Kashmiri Gate Metro police station in New Delhi around midnight. The blaze also affected the office of the Deputy Commissioner of Police, with no injuries reported. Despite extensive damage to multiple rooms, the fire was controlled within an hour and a half.


PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 01-06-2024 13:07 IST | Created: 01-06-2024 13:07 IST
Midnight Blaze at Kashmiri Gate Metro Police Station
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A fire broke out at the Kashmiri Gate Metro police station in north Delhi around midnight, officials said on Saturday.

The fire also spread to the office of the deputy commissioner of police, Metro, which is located at the police station premises, they said.

A call regarding the blaze was received at 12:45 am and 12 fire tenders were pressed into service, an official of the Delhi Fire Services (DFS) said.

He said no one was injured in the incident but 15 rooms of the police station, including the ''maalkhana'' where case properties are kept, as well as the police barracks were damaged.

Eighteen rooms of the DCP's office were also gutted, the official said.

The blaze was brought under control within an hour and a half. The cooling operation was conducted till the morning.

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