New Delhi: A fire broke out at a footwear factory in Delhi’s Narela industrial area, said the Delhi fire service department on Monday. Nine fire extinguisher vehicles have been rushed to the spot and the dousing process is underway, said, officials. The fire department said 15 fire tenders were raced to the spot. The burst has been managed, the police said. Around 8.40 pm, the police received information about the fire and that two people were caught inside, a senior cop said.
Delhi | Fire breaks out in a footwear factory in Narela industrial area. 9 fire tenders have rushed to the spot and the dousing process is underway: Delhi Fire Service
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The premises had a place with Mukesh Gupta, an occupant of Adarsh Nagar, who has rented out the first and second floor to Vivek who ran a plastic production line there, the official said.
As indicated by the police, after the factory caught fire into flames there were breaking sounds and the smoke caused tingling in the eyes.
Be that as it may, the manufacturing plant proprietor, Vivek said every one of the 10 laborers in his industrial facility have managed to come out safely.
Similar incident took place on Saturday night as a fire fighting operation continued till early morning on Sunday at a plastic granulation factory in Narela Industrial Area. The fire was reported to be in the “medium category”, and no casualty has been reported so far. After getting the information, a total of 25 fire tenders reached the spot including one Sky Lift firefighter to douse the blaze. The operations still continue from the outside on Sunday morning as the fire department is unable to get inside the factory.
“We received a call about a fire in the Narela Industrial area at around 9:10 pm. Fire officials reached the spot and declared it a medium-category fire. No casualty has been reported,” SK Dua, Fire Department told ANI.
Delhi Police informed that the fire is now under control in the factory that used to manufacture tarpaulin.