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.
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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