New Delhi: A massive fire broke out in the slum areas in South-East Delhi’s Tughlakabad in the wee hours of Tuesday, an official of the Delhi Fire Service said. As many as 1,500 Shanties or huts have been charred in the incident.Also Read - Delhi Turns Fortress Ahead of Republic Day, Over 27,000 Personnel Deployed | A Look Into Security Arrangements

A call about the fire was received at 12:50 AM after which nearly 30 fire tenders were rushed to the spot. No casualty has been reported in the incident so far and the cause behind the blaze is still being ascertained. Also Read - Fire Breaks Out At Thermocol Factory In Bengal’s Rajapur Area, 3 Fire Tenders Rush To Spot

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“We received a call regarding the fire at 12:50 AM and 30 fire tenders were sent to the spot and it was brought under control by 3:30 AM,” said Atul Garg, Director of Delhi Fire Service.

The cause of fire yet to be ascertained. No casualty reported, he added.