Heavy fire breaks out at AIIMS DelhiAugust 17, 2019
Heavy fire has broken out at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. Fire has reportedly broken out on the first to fifth floors of a building in the PC block of AIIMS Delhi. Initially, the fire was limited to the first two floors. Sources say a short circuit caused the fire.
A total of 34 fire engines have reached the spot and are trying to douse the flames, and rescue operations are on.
There are no reports of anyone being injured in the fire so far.
Owing to the fire, authorities at AIIMS have closed the emergency ward as a precautionary measure. The building that caught fire is located in the teaching block of AIIMS, New Delhi, which is near the emergency department.