Over 400 vehicles gutted in fire at Delhi Police yard

- January 29, 2024
| By : Patriot Bureau |

Joy Tirkey, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Northeast, said the cause of the fire is being ascertained

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Around 450 vehicles were gutted after a fire broke out at malkhana at Police Training School (PTS) in Delhi’s Wazirabad area, a police official said on Monday.

‘Malkhana’ is a place where the seized vehicles are kept.

The fire broke out at 4 am and five fire tenders were pressed into service, a DFS official said. The operation went for two hours and the blaze was controlled at 6 am, he said.

No one was injured in the incident but 200 four-wheelers and 250 two-wheelers kept at the ‘malkhana’ were completely gutted in the fire, another official said.

The ‘malkhana’ is spread over 500 square yards.

Joy Tirkey, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Northeast, said the cause of the fire is being ascertained.(With inputs from PTI)