The incident was reported at Levana hotel. Firefighting and efforts to rescue people and guests trapped in the hotel are underway.
Earlier, in another incident, over 100 fire officers doused a fire that broke out in a building near Chandni Chowk metro station in the national capital last evening.
“Cause (of the fire) is being ascertained. There’s a possibility that it happened due to a short circuit. 18 of the total 30 rooms were occupied & probably 35-40 people were there. The people who were stuck were evacuated and they have been sent to Civil Hospital,” ANI quoted the DM as saying.
The situation is under control, said the officials of the fire department.
Along with 100 fire personnel, 35 fire tenders were also deployed to the spot.
The officials also confirmed that no casualties were reported.
The fire incident was reported to have taken place around 10.40 pm. Earlier on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday, a fire had broken out at a pandal in the Rajouri Garden area of New Delhi.
Further details are awaited.
(With inputs from agencies)