Minor fire breaks out in Parliament Annexe building during JD(U) meeting; brought under control

New Delhi: A minor fire today broke out on the second floor of the Parliament Annexe which was brought under control by fire fighters.

A meeting of the national executive of JD(U) was underway when the fire broke out. The meeting, however, continued uninterrupted.

Fire trucks outside the Parliament Annexe building. Twitter/ANI

Fire trucks outside the Parliament Annexe building. Twitter/ANI

"The fire occurred on the second floor of Annexe building of Parliament following which fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the blaze was brought under control," a fire department official said.

The fire was noticed around 1.30 PM. "No causalities or injuries were reported. It appears to be caused by a short circuit. However, the exact cause behind the fire is being investigated," said the official.

The fire led to heavy smoke which filled the corridor of the building.

Updated Date: Apr 10, 2016 14:26 PM

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