Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: A fire broke out at the office of the Assistant Engineer, Tamil Nadu Electricity Board, in Chetpet here on Friday.

Police said the fire was noticed around 1.30 p.m. Fire tenders from Kilpauk, Vepery and Egmore were pressed into service to extinguish the fire.

Furniture, computers and some documents were reportedly gutted.

According to police, ashort circuit was suspected to be the cause of the fire.

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