The Delhi Fire Service (DFS) received a call at about 6 am. Fifteen fire tenders were pressed into service, and it took more than one hour to douse the blaze.
At least four persons were reported died and four others injured after a fire broke out in a shoe factory in outer Delhi’s Sultanpuri area early morning today.
According to information from the Delhi Fire Service (DFS), the department received a call at about 6 am. Fifteen fire tenders were pressed into service, and it took more than one hour to douse the blaze.
Police is yet to identify the dead, while the injured have been rushed to the Sanjay Gandhi Hospital for treatment. “It appears that they are workers of the factory and we are in the process of identifying them,” said a police officer.
Sources informed City Spidey that the factory was located in a residential area. “It seems the fire broke out from the first floor of the factory. There were more than 20 people present in the factory when the incident happened. However, the police is yet to ascertain the reason behind the fire.”