The fire had reportedly broken out on the first floor of a building in Matke Wali Gali in Sadar Bazar; there is no confirmation yet of anyone being trapped.
The fire department said the fire was not massive but they sent the extra fire engines as it is a congested area and has plastic factories.
The fire department also said that another fire had also broken out at Bhagirath Palace near Sadar Bazar which has also been brought control. Eight fire engines were rushed there.
Sadar Bazar is famous for being the biggest wholesale market in the Capital.