48 hours of continuous firefighting to halt market blaze

250 firefighters and 50 apparatus worked 2 days to control the blaze thought to be fueled by stored chemicals


The Hindustan Times

NEW DELHI, India — As many as 250 firemen were finally able to douse the blaze at Bhagirath Place market, near Red Fort, after 48 hours of continuous fire-fighting efforts.

The fire that had started around 5.30pm on Thursday at the electrical goods market was declared 'controlled' by the fire department at 2.30pm on Saturday. However, they did not give the cause of fire.

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