A minor fire broke out at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) campus in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
The fire broke out in a storeroom in ISRO's Space Application Centre, the official said. DK Das, Director of the Space Application Center, told NDTV that the fire started in a non-technical area.
Chief Fire Officer MF Dastur said the fire was brought under control in an hour.
"The fire started in a store room in the SAC campus on Friday morning. Only some old books got burnt in the incident. The fire was brought under control within one hour," he said.
This is the second time in recent times that fire broke out at the facility. Space Applications center makes high tech instruments that go into the making of India's best satellites.