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Massive fire broke out in Parliament complex


March 22,New Delhi:

President Pranab Mukherjee expresses serious concern over the fire in Parliament Complex; asks for an urgent enquiry into the cause of the fire

A major fire broke out in the AC plant of Parliament complex this afternoon.

"We got a call about the fire at around 2 PM and ten fire tenders were rushed to the spot immediately to douse the blaze," a senior fire department officials.

There was no immediate report of any casualty.

A huge cloud of smoke was seen billowing out of the complex in the high security area in the national capital.

Delhi Fire Service Chief A K Sharma said prima facie it appeared to be a case of negligence as laid down safety norms were not followed in the maintenance work.