Accident Update : Fire at MTNL office in Kidwai Bhawan

New Delhi, Nov 17 : A fire broke out in the Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) office at Kidwai Bhawan’s 6th floor here on Tuesday morning.

Due to the intensity of the fire, 15 fire tenders had to be deployed for the operation, Fire Department said.

The fire being on the sixth floor, the department also pressed into service its Bronto Skylift systems, which is a special mechanised ladder system to reach out to the higher floors directly from outside the buildings.

The call regarding the incident was received at around 1000 hours and after intensive fire fighting, the blaze came to a stop at around 1045 hours, however, the cooling process is still underway.

So far, there are no reports of any injury or casualty in the incident, the fire official said and added that the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained and will be known after an investigation into the matter.

UNI

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