Fire erupts in the Central Secretariat building in Delhi. The fire was noticed on the second floor of North Block, which houses the Union Home and Finance Ministries. Six fire fighters rushed to the spot. There was no casualty or major damage in the incident. The fire took place at around 2pm and the fire brigade was also late.
After learning about the incident Home Minister P Chidambaram rushed to the incident and left after giving instruction to the officials. It is believed that the fire took place because of short circuit. Though the fire was minor but after the Mumbai Mantralaya fire, this incident has raised many questions.