Delhi: 2 killed as fire breaks out at Senior Citizen Care Home in E Block, Greater Kailash II, visuals surface

2 people died, and 6 were safely evacuated until now.

FPJ Web Desk AgenciesUpdated: Sunday, January 01, 2023, 12:51 PM IST
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Delhi: 2 killed as fire breaks out at Senior Citizen Care Home in E Block, Greater Kailash II, visuals surface |

Delhi: Fire broke out at a Senior Citizen Care Home in E Block, Greater Kailash II on Sunday morning. As soon as the incident was reported, fire officials, and police rushed on the spot.

2 people died, and 6 were safely evacuated until now.

According to a statement of Delhi Fire service, the fire at spot has been brought under control.

Authorities got the information about a fire at Antara Care for Seniors at 5.14 am.

Five fire tenders rushed at spot

Five fire tenders and a few ambulances were rushed to the spot, and the fire was brought under control by 6.50 am, the fire department said.

According to police, which helped in the fire fighting operation, the fire had occurred on the third floor of the building.

After the fire was doused, two completely burnt bodies were found on the third floor, said a senior police officer.

The crime and FSL teams have been called to the spot, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Chandan Chowdhary said.

One shifted to hospital, others to a different branch of care home

One senior citizen has been shifted to Max Hospital Saket and 12 others to another branch in Okhla of Antara Care, he said, adding the matter is being investigated.

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