Delhi: Fire breaks out at footwear factory in Narela industrial area

No casualties were reported

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Monday, May 16, 2022, 10:34 PM IST
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A fire broke out at a footwear factory in Delhi's Narela industrial area on Monday. Nine fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the fire, said the Delhi Fire Service.

Meanwhile, the fire was quickly brought under control and no casualties were reported.

Earlier on Saturday night, a major fire broke out at plastic granule factory in the Narela Industrial area. Six fire tenders were deployed at the spot for carrying out the cooling process after which the blaze was doused off at 1 am on Sunday. No casualties were reported.

"The fire was caused due to the short circuit. Here, no casualties and reports of injury have been reported," confirmed Station Officer of Delhi Fire Department, Om Prakash.

"We received a call at 9.10 PM on Saturday and we medium the call on the spot where 20 fire tenders were already working. We relieved them at 3 AM. This time, eight fire tenders were available here," he added.

According to Prakash, the fire was caused due to short circuit and other potential causes of the fire are yet to be ascertained.

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