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Fire breaks out in Delhi furniture market, no casualties

"The fire occurred at about 11 pm on Thursday. It started from a slum-dwelling and spread to areas nearby as the fire brigade team had trouble reaching the site," an eyewitness said.

A major fire broke out in a furniture market in Delhi’s Kirti Nagar area in the late hours of Thursday, news agency ANI reported. No injuries or casualties were reported during the incident. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

More than 10 fire engines were pressed into service after the fire erupted in a slum dwelling and gradually spread to other areas, an eyewitness told ANI. “The fire occurred at about 11 pm on Thursday night. It started from a slum-dwelling and spread to areas nearby as the fire brigade team had trouble reaching the site. However, the firefighter teams acted very swiftly after reaching and it was their coordinated effort that prevented the fire from spreading to more buildings,” he said.

The blaze was brought under control early on Friday morning.

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