Delhi news: Several vehicles erupt in flames in Madhu Vihar | Watch video

Delhi news: A massive fire burnt several cars into ashes in Madhu Vihar parking area on Tuesday night. Eight fire tenders reached on the spot to control the fire

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First Published29 May 2024
Delhi news: Several vehicles were gutted in #fire at a parking lot in Madhu Vihar area late last night.
Delhi news: Several vehicles were gutted in #fire at a parking lot in Madhu Vihar area late last night.

Delhi news: A massive fire erupted in Delhi's Madhu Vihar area, destroying nearly 18 to 20 cars on Tuesday midnight. Soon after the fire broke out, eight fire tenders reached on the spot and controlled the fire.

"We received a call at about 1:30 am. There were several vehicles in the parking lot when the fire broke out. We sent eight fire tenders. About 18-20 vehicles were damaged in fire and we were able to save rest of them. There were no injuries in the incident," said Yashwant Meena, a Delhi Fire Service official, told PTI.

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Although the fire has been brought under control, but the exact reason behind the accident is yet to be ascertained by the police. No person was injured in the accident.

Delhi news: Owners of destroyed cars share ordeal

The fire at the parking lot destroyed several vehicles. The parking authorities did not inform the vehicle owners about the accident and most of the people of the authorities are not even receiving calls of the car owners, said Vineet Kumar.

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“I parked my car after coming from the office last night. I received a call this morning from the car cleaner, regarding the fire. The parking authorities did not inform us about the fire. Their phone is switched off. They are not receiving the call,” Vineet Kumar told ANI on Wednesday.

In another incident a massive fire broke out in a building in front of Delhi's Fatehpuri Masjid on Tuesday night. 

Massive fire broke out in a building in front of Delhi's Fatehpuri Masjid late last night, reported PTI. The number of people injured in the accident are yet to be confirmed.

In a heart-wrenching incident that took place in the national capita on Saturday, as many as seven newborns died after a massive fire broke out at a children's hospital in Vivek Vihar. The accident led to massive outcry from the public demanding action against the hospital authority.

 

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