Fire breaks out at AIIMS Delhi, 22 fire tenders on spot


New Delhi:A massive fire has broken out at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. The fire has reportedly broken out on the first and second floors of a builing inside the hospital premises.

A total of 22 fire tenders have reached the spot and are trying to douse the flames. Sources say a short circuit caused the fire.

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Rescue operations are on. There are no reports of anyone being injured in the fire so far.

Owing to the fire, authorities at AIIMS have closed the emergency department as a precautionary measure. The building that caught fire is located in the teaching block of AIIMS, New Delhi, which is near the emergency department.

More details awaited.