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Chaos in Delhi's Connaught Place after massive fire breaks out in building

Aug 25, 2014 11:12 AM IST India India

Delhi: Chaotic scenes were witnessed in Delhi's Connaught Place on Monday after fire broke out early in the morning in an NIIT centre.

Fire intensified and spread to adjoining building, forcing Delhi Metro to shut Gate no 7 of the busy Rajiv Chowk metro station. Many other establishments in the vicinity too were closed due to the massive blaze.

As many as 15 fire engines were rushed to the spot to douse off the flames. "We are making use of the available resources. We have made high rise platforms to fight the fire. Work is still on," said Vipin Kantel,Deputy Chief Fire Officer. He added that there were no chances of the fire to spread any further.

No one is reportedly trapped inside the building where there fire broke.

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