Fire at Lady Hardinge Hospital in Delhi

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New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A fire broke out in a first-floor room of the Lady Hardinge Hospital in central Delhi on Thursday, damaging an air conditioner and some medicines, fire officials said.

A fire official told IANS: “The fire office received information about the incident at 12.20 p.m. and four fire tenders were sent to the spot immediately.”

Officials suspect electrical short-circuiting caused the fire.

The fire broke out in the medicine wing room on the first floor. An air-conditioner and some medicines kept there were damaged in the blaze.

The fire tenders doused the flames in 40 minutes.

There were no injuries.

–IANS

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