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Delhi: One dead after fire engulfs three-storey building at Patparganj

Delhi Patparganj fire: The fire had engulfed the ground, first and second floors of the building, except the basement, an official said.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: January 9, 2020 10:13:46 am
Patparganj fire, Patparganj fire death toll, Patparganj industrial area fire, delhi fire service, delhi city news A fire broke out at a printing press at Patparganj in New Delhi on Thursday.

At least one person was killed in a major fire that broke out at a three-storey paper printing press in Patparganj Industrial Area in New Delhi early on Thursday.

The incident came to light when the fire department received a call at 2.38 am, following which more than 30 fire tenders were rushed to the spot, a Delhi Fire Service official said. The fire had engulfed the ground, first and second floors of the building, except the basement, he added.

Patparganj fire, Patparganj fire death toll, Patparganj industrial area fire, delhi fire service, delhi city news As many as 30 fire tenders are present at the spot.

The fire was brought under control by 8 am. The cooling process is now underway.

Fire personnel are also conducting a search to check if anyone is still trapped in the building.

The printing press is located at plot no 114 in the area.

(With PTI inputs)

 

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