Major fire in textile factory in Okhla

New Delhi:A major fire broke out today at a textile factory in southeast Delhi’s Okhla Industrial area.

However, no casualties or major injuries were reported in connection with the incident, police said.

The fire, suspected to have caused by short-circuit, was reported around 9.50 AM, following which as many as 15 fire tenders were rushed to the spot, said a fire official.

It took over three hours for the fire fighters to douse the flames, following which a cooling operation was launched, the official added.