New Delhi: A massive fire broke out at Hotel Arpit Palace in Delhi’s Karol Bagh area on Tuesday morning, leaving nine people dead. Many are still feared to be trapped in the fire. As per the information, the fire started around 4:30 am due to a short circuit at the top floor of the building, but soon it transpired to other floors as well.
Thick smoke and huge flames could be seen emanating from the 40-room hotel till around 7:00 am. 25 fire tenders were immediately rushed to spot to douse the flames.
Rescue and fire fighting operations are underway. More details are awaited in this regard.