Accident in Delhi: fire in cosmetic factory of Pratap Nagar area, one killed; Accident due to cylinder burst
Fire in cosmetic factory of Pratap Nagar area, New Delhi, accident
A massive fire broke out in the cosmetic factory in Pratap Nagar area of Delhi on Saturday morning. One person is reported to have died in the accident. To overcome the fire, about 28 vehicles of the fire brigade have arrived on the spot and the fire could be controlled after about 5 hours of effort.
Fire officer Rajinder Atwal told that according to eyewitnesses, the factory caught fire after the explosion in the gas cylinder. A fire service personal engaged in rescue work has also burnt in the fire, he has been admitted to the hospital. We have overcome the fire.
There were 40 laborers inside at the time of the accident
According to sources, different types of work are done in different parts of this factory. Apart from cosmetic, children's toys, making bags, other works are also done here. There were about 40 laborers at this place during the fire, who came out in due course of time.
According to the local peoples , the fire broke out at about quarter past four. As soon as the fire broke out, there was chaos in the factory and the laborers somehow escaped after saving their lives. The incident was then reported to the fire brigade. It took the Delhi Fire Service employees about 5 hours to control the fire.