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Massive fire breaks out in Old Delhi’s Chandni Chowk market

Firefighters are still on the site, attempting to keep the fire under control.

Firefighters are still on the site, attempting to keep the fire under control. (Representative)

A massive fire broke out in the shops of Bhagirath Palace market in North Delhi’s Chandni Chowk Thursday night. Officials said the fire broke out at 9.19 pm and 30 fire tenders have been rushed to the spot.

“The fire broke out in a shop and later spread to the adjacent shops. Fire officials are trying to control the blaze. No casualties have been reported yet,” said a senior Delhi Fire Services officer.

Many shops have been gutted in the fire. Visuals from the spot show locals running around as the blaze spread to other buildings.

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Fire officials said they have been trying to control the fire, but the lanes are congested and narrow.

First published on: 24-11-2022 at 11:26:11 pm
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