Fire after cylinder blast in Imperial Hotel, no casualty

New Delhi: A fire broke out due to a cylinder blast at Imperial Hotel in Paharganj area this evening but was doused without much delay, fire department officials said.

No casualty was reported in the incident, said an officer from the Delhi Fire Services.

"A call was received around 4 PM about a fire breaking out in the kitchen of Imperial Hotel in Paharganj due to a cylinder blast. Four fire tenders were rushed to the spot and it was doused by 4.30PM," said the official.