New Delhi (Sputnik) — As many as 41 firefighters were pressed into service to douse a major fire in an industrial area of India's capital city on Monday.
Dark and thick smoke was billowing out of the blaze, as firemen were trying to control the flames.
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"Fire started from a chemical factory and two more factories came under it. 41 engines are working at the spot. No report of any casualty since it was a holiday. The fire was brought under control and damage is being assessed", Delhi Fire Service official Vipin Cantel told Sputnik.
Some media reports said that four factories had been affected due to the blaze, located opposite to a cinema hall. There was no immediate official statement about how much damage had been caused to the properties.