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False fire alarm in Parliament Annexe

November 28, 2012 15:25 IST

Plumes of smoke due to welding work on Wednesday triggered a fire alarm in Parliament Annexe in the afternoon prompting fire brigade to rush vehicles to the spot.

However, it soon came to light that there was no fire in the high security complex as per the call received by the Delhi Fire Department.

"It was a good intention call. There was smoke due to welding work in the Annexe. As per our procedure, we rushed fire tenders there but found that no fire had broken out," fire brigade officials said.

Six fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

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