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Fire Breaks Out In Delhi’s Narela Area, 22 Tenders Rushed To Spot

Flames Have Been Doused After 22 Fire Tenders Were Rushed To The Spot.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Fayiq Wani | Updated on: 24 Dec 2019, 11:19:41 AM
Fire broke out on Tuesday in a factory in Delhi’s Narela Industrial area.

New Delhi:

A fire broke out in two factories in Narela here following a cylinder blast on Tuesday morning, a Delhi Fire Service official said. One of the factories is manufactures shoes. A call was received about the first blaze at 4.52 am and 32 fire tenders were rushed to the spot. Soon after reports were received about the second blaze. Three firemen received minor injuries fighting the fires and returned to work after first-aid. 

"The firefighting is underway at both the locations and it is believed that no one was trapped inside the building, an official said.

The incident comes just a day after nine people died and 10 injured after a massive fire broke out in a cloth godown in Delhi’s Kirari. The godown is located in the lower part of the four-storeyed building. The victims were admitted to Sanjay Gandhi Memorial Hospital and other nearby hospitals.

The deceased have been identified as Ram Chandra Jha (65), Sudariya Devi (58), Sanju Jha (36), and Uday Chaudhary (33) and his wife Muskan (26), their children Anjali (10), Adarsh (seven) and Tulsi (six months). The three persons who have been rescued by the officials were identified as Pooja (24) and her daughters Aaradhya (three) and Saumya (10).

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First Published : 24 Dec 2019, 08:33:17 AM