Major fire breaks destroy natural history Museum in Delhi.
The National depository of explanation, settled in Mandi House, New Delhi, was gutted during a major fireplace within the early hours of Tues.
The six-storey depository is found within the same premises because the FICCI, that on the loose the blaze.There was virtually nobody within at the time of the blaze. However, 2 firefighters suffered burns throughout the ducking operation. they need been admitted to a hospital.
The blaze began on one among the higher floors of the depository. “We received a out in one.45 a.m. ab initio we have a tendency to sent six fireplace tenders. Since the hearth clothed to be huge, quite forty fireplace tenders were needed to fight the blaze,” aforementioned Atul Garg, further Director, metropolis fireplace Services.
By the time the blaze was controlled, solely the bottom and 1st floors of the building survived. “The depository has been destroyed,” Mr. Garg told The Hindu.
The explanation for the hearth is being probed by the police.