According to news agency ANI, fire broke out at Space Applications Centre in the area where the machinery was stored. A total of seven fire tenders have been rushed to the site to fight the flames.
The fire at the Ahmedabad office of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has been doused. Speaking to news agency ANI, Municipal Commissioner of Ahmedabad city has said, “Fire has been doused and the entire premises are safe and secure.”
A fire broke out at the Ahmedabad office of ISRO this afternoon. According to news agency ANI, the fire broke out at Space Applications Centre in the area where the machinery was stored. As soon as the administration was informed about the fire, they rushed 25 fire tenders and 10 ambulances to the site.
ANI said that one CISF officer was injured in the incident.
According to TV9 Gujarati, several local administration officials have reached the office which is located in Ambawadi Vistar area of the city. Quoting sources, it said that the fire broke out in the machinery department of the building. The fire spread as there were chemicals in the area.
The building has been evacuated and efforts are underway to douse the flames.