Fire breaks out at forest area near Rajghat

New Delhi: A massive fire broke out in theforest adjoining Rajghat today.

According to the fire department, six fire tenders wererushed to the spot after the blaze came to notice in theafternoon. "The fire was noticed around 5.30 AM. It was brought tocontrol after about five hours," an official said.

There were no casualties in the incident, largely becausethe area is secluded. Such incidents happen at this time of the season almostevery year due to temperature fluctuations and the abundanceof dry leaves.