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One dead in fire at mask manufacturing unit in Delhi’s Mayapuri

DFS Director Atul Garg said fire officials broke down the door of the factory and rescued three people, one of whom was unconscious.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: December 26, 2020 9:47:04 am
One dead in fire at mask manufacturing unit in Delhi's MayapuriA 45-year-old man died in a fire that broke out at a mask manufacturing factory in Delhi's Mayapuri on Saturday.(Representational)

A 45-year-old man died in a fire that broke out at a mask manufacturing factory in Delhi’s Mayapuri on Saturday.

Delhi Fire Service (DFS) Director Atul Garg said the fire broke out on the third floor of the factory where machines and raw materials were kept.

A call about the fire was received around 3:50 am, and six fire tenders were rushed to the spot, said Garg.

The man was taken to the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Hospital, where he was declared brought dead. Three people were rescued by the DFS staff, one of whom was unconscious.

With PTI inputs

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