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Delhi: Fire breaks out in Patparganj, one dead

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. As many as 30 fire tenders were rushed to the spot.  

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: January 9, 2020 11:33:24 am
delhi fire, delhi patparganj fire, delhi printing press fire, indian express, delhi news The fire broke out at a paper printing press.

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.

As many as 30 fire tenders are present at the spot. Express Photo by Amit Mehra.

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.

 A call to report the fire was received at 2.38 am

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.

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