Major fire in scrap, medicine warehouses

New Delhi, May 18 (Calcutta Tube) A major fire broke out in a warehouse storing scrap and quickly enveloped a nearby hall packed with medicines in south Delhi’s Okhla area Tuesday, officials said.

Eighteen fire tenders battled the leaping flames but no one was injured, a Delhi Fire Service officer said.

A police officer said the probable cause of the fire could be electrical short-circuit. The fire, which was reported at 9.50 a.m., is still on.

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