Massive fire breaks out in furniture market, cooling operation underway

A massive fire broke out in a furniture market near Mata Sundari College in the national capital in the wee hours of Sunday morning. The furniture market which is surrounded by slum area set ablaze majority of the shanties in massive flames. More than 30 fire tenders were pressed into service to control the raging flames. Throwing light on the incident, one of the local named Nazma said that fire engulfed a major portion of the slums as fire tenders came an hour late. Chief Fire Official Vipin Kaintal briefed about the whole incident. The fire is under control now.