Delhi: Massive fire breaks out at chemical factory in Naraina, 30 fire tenders rushed to spot

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Updated: April 29, 2019 6:54:40 PM

The chemical factory is located just behind the Payal Cinema Hall in the Naraina industrial area. At least 30 fire tenders have been pressed into service to douse the flames.

Massive fire breaks out at chemical factory in Naraina

A massive fire broke out at a chemical factory in Naraina area of Delhi on Monday afternoon. News agency ANI reported that at least 30 fire tenders have been pressed into service to douse the flames.

Firefighters said that as soon as they learned about the incident, they rushed to the spot with fire tenders.

The entire premises was evacuated immediately and there has been no report of casualty received so far. The chemical factory is located just behind the Payal Cinema Hall in the Naraina industrial area.


Officials said that it is too early to assess the damage caused by the fire and that their priority was to control the fire. The exact reason behind the blaze yet to be ascertained.

Naraina is a locality in south-west Delhi. It houses industrial, residential and rural areas. The industrial area has a large focus on steel and electronics.

Five fire tenders were pressed to service immediately after the fire department received the information around 5.15pm, the officials said.

“At least eight shanties located opposite Nivedita Kunj in RK Puram, Sector 7, were gutted after a fire broke out. However, the fire was brought under control by 5.50pm,” a fire official told PTI. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained, he added.

Yesterday, in another tragedy, right were gutted after a fire broke out nearr Sonia Gandhi Camp in Sector 7 of New Delhi’s R K Puram. There were no fortunately no report of any casualty or injury.

Soon after the incident, five Five fire tenders were pressed to service after officials received the information at around 5.15pm,.

“At least eight shanties located opposite Nivedita Kunj in RK Puram, Sector 7, were gutted after a fire broke out. However, the fire was brought under control by 5.50pm,” a fire official was quoted as saying by PTI.

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