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  Metros   05 Mar 2017  Fire breaks out at shanties in Southwest Delhi

Fire breaks out at shanties in Southwest Delhi

PTI
Published : Mar 5, 2017, 7:35 am IST
Updated : Mar 5, 2017, 7:37 am IST

No casualties or injuries were reported in the incident but several people were rendered homeless.

Representational Image. (Photo: File)
 Representational Image. (Photo: File)

New Delhi: A fire broke out in shanties in southeast Delhi's Batla House area in which some houses were gutted, officials said on Sunday.

A call was received around 12:21 am, about a fire in the shanties and three fire tenders were rushed to the spot, said a Delhi Fire Services officer.

Police said 44 people were affected due to the fire.

No casualties or injuries were reported in the incident but several people were rendered homeless, police said.

The fire had spread in the area of 600 to 700 square yards, the officer said.

Tags: batla house, slum fire, arson, delhi fire services
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi