Delhi Fire Services chief said none of the shops which caught fire had No Objection Certificate from the fire department.
Four to five fire tenders were rushed to the spot.
Delhi Fire Services Director Atul Garg said the information about the fire in the UCO bank branch in the Supreme Court premises was received at 9:10 am.
The fire was reported at around 2:05 pm and was brought under control by 4:30 pm, said officials, adding no casualty is known so far.
Seven people were rushed to the hospital. One was declared brought-dead and the another remains serious.
A total of 27 people are confirmed to have died in the fire and 19 are still unaccounted for. Seven bodies are yet to be identified.
The fire has so far killed at least 27 people, while 29 are still reported to be missing, according to officials.
Officials have so far confirmed 27 deaths. DNA tests would be carried out to identify body remains.
Around 60-70 people have been rescued, but some are still trapped inside, said police.
Delhi Fire Services officials said a fire broke out in a banquet hall near the Peera Garhi Chowk here on Sunday morning. No casualty was reported, they added.
A senior official of the Delhi Fire Services said information regarding the blaze near pillar number 12 of Gokulpuri village was received at 1.03 am.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh for the kin of adult deceased, Rs 5 lakh in case of minor deceased, and Rs 25,000 to...