At least one person was killed in a fire incident that broke out in a three-storeyed paper printing press in East Delhi’s Patparganj industrial area in the wee hours of Thursday. As many as 30 fire tenders were rushed to the spot.
The blaze that started from the ground floor the building located in plot no 114 of the area, soon reached the second floor. A call to report the fire was received at 2.38 am and the fire was brought under control by 8 am, said a Delhi Fire Service official.
One person was rescued and moved to a nearby hospital, said the police adding that a search operation is underway to see if anyone is still trapped in the building.