Fire in Delhi’s Chandni Chowk, 80 shops gutted

New Delhi: At least 80 shops were gutted after a major fire broke out in the city`s Chandni Chowk area on Monday night, officials said on Tuesday.

“A fire call in a saree shop was received at 10 pm, following which 25 fire tenders were rushed to the spot,” a fire official told IANS.

It took over four and a half hours to douse the flames.

No one was injured in the blaze. The reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained. Police have started a probe.