Chandigarh fire: No injuries reported, fire engulfs 1,400 sq ft property

Chandigarah: Fire engulfs a 1,600 sq ft house in the city’s southern area, while no one was hurt, according to Chandigagarh Municipal Corporation.

A police officer said that no one has reported any injuries.

The fire started at about 10:30 am on Monday in the area of Chhatrapati Shivaji Nagar, the police officer told PTI.

It broke out near a shop in the vicinity of a residential compound, and engulfed the whole building, said the officer.

“We have rescued the occupants and are conducting investigations.

We are trying to find out the cause of the fire.

We have also registered a case against a resident for setting fire to the building,” he said.

A resident of the complex was taken to hospital, but was declared stable, the officer said.

The property was also damaged, he added.