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Minor fire breaks out near SPG reception area of PM’s residence

"This was not in PM’s residential or office area but in the SPG reception area of the LKM complex. The fire is very much under control now," tweeted Prime Minister's Office.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: December 30, 2019 10:03:55 pm
Delhi fire, PM Modi, Narendra Modi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, fire at Modi's residence, fire at PM Modi's residence, India news, Indian Express The fire broke out at around 7:25 pm, ANI said. Nine fire tenders have been rushed to the spot. (ANI)

A minor fire broke out near Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s residence at 9 Lok Kalyan Marg in Delhi. The fire broke out at around 7:25 pm, ANI said. Nine fire tenders have been rushed to the spot.

“There was a minor fire at 9, Lok Kalyan Marg caused by a short circuit. This was not in PM’s residential or office area but in the SPG reception area of the LKM complex. The fire is very much under control now,” tweeted Prime Minister’s Office.

Delhi Fire Services director Atul Garg said, “A fire call at 7:30 pm was received by the local fire station that there is a fire in PMO house. Accordingly, as per protocol, fire tenders were rushed along with senior officer to the site.”

“However, fire tenders were returned from the main gate. It seems this call was given as a precautionary measure. As per information available, there was a small fire in UPS,” he added.

This is a developing story. More details will follow.

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