Massive Fire Breaks Out in AIIMS; 34 Fire Tenders Rushed to Site

A fire broke out at the AIIMS in Delhi on Saturday, 17 August, evening and 34 fire tenders were rushed to the site.

There was no immediate report of anyone being injured in the blaze, and rescue operations are in progress.

ANI reported that the cause of the fire could have been a short circuit, according to some sources.

AIIMS has shut down the emergency lab as a precaution.

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A Delhi Fire Services official said that they received a call of fire in the PC and Teaching Block of the hospital at around 5 PM and 22 fire tenders were immediately dispatched to contain it.

(This is a developing story, more details are awaited.)

(With inputs from PTI and ANI)

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