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Fire Breaks Out at Furniture Market

FDT Bureau

Fire Breaks Out at Furniture Market

A fire broke out at a furniture market in Shaheen Bagh in south Delhi. Wooden Furniture kept in some shops of the market was burnt in this incident. The fire caused panic in the entire area. After the information, the fire brigade and police team reached the spot and with the help of the local people, the fire was controlled. There is no any casualties in this fire incident is reported so far. The cause of the fire is being ascertained by the police. Also, the damage from fire is also being assessed.

Furniture trading is done by the traders of Shaheen Bagh Furniture Market. Second hand furniture is also traded here. Furniture is bought here from other markets outside and sold in this market, which has a large number of household and daily use furniture. Furniture shops of Dilshad, Mohd Sabir and Naushad have also been affected in this incident. These are also furniture traders who also buy and sell furniture in local area.

According to preliminary information, the loss of fire is estimated to be around Rs 4 lakh. However, a full assessment of the damage is yet to be done. Simultaneously, the causes of the fire will also be ascertained. Wooden furniture has suffered more due to fire.

According to Delhi Fire Service Director Atul Garg, a fire broke out at Shaheen Bagh Furniture Market at 8.46 pm on Sunday evening. After which four fire tenders were sent to the spot. Fire department officials said they doused the fire within an hour.  Shaheen Bagh had become the epicentre of the protest against the CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act). In order to prevent the COVID-19 spread, Police had recently cleared a months-long Dharna against CAA at Shaheen Bagh.




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