Patparganj fire: At least one person has reportedly been killed in the fire which broke out in a printing press at Delhi's Patparganj area on Thursday morning.
Delhi Parpatganj fire Latest Updates: At least one person is reported to have been killed in a fire that broke out at a paper printing press in East Delhi’s Patparganj locality in the wee hours on Thursday. According to news agency ANI, as many as 35 fire tenders were rushed to the spot to control the blaze.
Delhi: Fire broke out at a paper printing press in Patparganj Industrial Area today, one person dead. 35 fire tenders are present at the spot. pic.twitter.com/7syFT5yF7V
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— ANI (@ANI) January 9, 2020
As per reports, the fire began from the ground floor of the building and soon spread to the upper two floors.
According to The Indian Express, one person was rescued and shifted to a nearby hospital.
The fire department received a call regarding the blaze at about 2:30 after which more than 30 fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The fire was brought under control by 8 am.
Fire teams were now carrying out cooling process of the building. A search has also been launched to ensure that no one is trapped inside the factory.
At least 35 people were killed in a massive fire that broke out in a factory in Delhi’s Anaj Mandi area on December 8. Over 50 people were inside the factory when the fire broke out.