Minor fire at PM Modi’s residential complex in Delhi, under control now

“There was a minor fire at 9, Lok Kalyan Marg caused by a short circuit. This was not in PM’s residential or office area but in the SPG reception area of the LKM complex. The fire is very much under control now,” the PMO tweeted.

Written by December 30, 2019 21:44

New Delhi: A minor fire broke out at 9, Lok Kalyan Marg inside the residential complex of Prime Minister on Monday and was soon brought under control by security officials.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s residence or office was not affected by it, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said on Twitter.

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“There was a minor fire at 9, Lok Kalyan Marg caused by a short circuit. This was not in PM’s residential or office area but in the SPG reception area of the LKM complex. The fire is very much under control now,” the PMO tweeted.

Nine fire engines were rushed to the spot for dousing the fire.

The Special protection Group (SPG) is mandated to guard the prime minister.

The Prime Minister resides at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg. His residential complex also has an office of the SPG where the fire broke out.

Delhi Fire Service officials said they did not receive any call at their control room.