Delhi fire department gets over 200 calls on Diwali

November 6th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The national capital received more than 200 calls of fire-related cases on Diwali, an official said Saturday.

“We got 169 calls before midnight yesterday (Friday) and another 42 between midnight and today (Saturday) morning 8 a.m.,” said a fire official.

However, no serious fire incidents were reported from anywhere in the city.

The capital’s firefighters received 267 calls related to fire incidents on Diwali last year and 270 in 2008.

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