A fire broke out at a furniture market near Delhi’s Kalindi Kunj metro station Friday morning and 17 fire tenders were rushed to the spot. No casualty was reported and train movement along the Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line resumed after it was stopped temporarily due to the smoke emerging from the fire, ANI reported.
The blaze, which was reported at 5.55 am, was doused with help of 17 fire tenders, Chief Fire Officer Atul Garg told news agency PTI, adding that no one was injured in the incident.
He further said that officials were still inspecting the metro track.
The DMRC in a statement said, “Train movement has been stopped temporarily between Jasola Vihar Shaheen Bagh and Kalindi Kunj due to smoke and fire from a fire underneath the section. We regret the inconvenience.”
Train services have resumed between Botanical Garden and Jasola Vihar Shaheen Bagh. Thank you for your patience.
— Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (@OfficialDMRC) June 21, 2019
The services between Kalindi Kunj and Botanical Garden metro stations were also halted but it was running short loops between Janakpuri West and Jasola Vihar Shaheen Bagh metro stations. In one of their tweets, DMRC had requested passengers to take the Blue line.