Fire at paper factory in Delhi, no casualties reported
New Delhi : A massive fire broke out at a paper card factory in Delhi’s Naraina on Thursday morning. Twenty-three fire tenders were rushed to the spot soon after the information came from the Industrial Area, Phase I. As per latest information, no reports of casualties have come.
This is the third incident within a week. Looking at the increased fire incidents, the Delhi Fire Service has begun a fire audit at about 380 hotels across central Delhi.
A massive fire had broke out at Arpit Palace Hotel in Karol Bagh killing 17 people and injuring many.
The Delhi government had directed the fire department to inspect buildings which are five floors or more and submit a report on their safety compliance within a week.
“Based on the directives of the state government, we have formed six teams to carry out inspections in hotels and guest houses across Karol Bagh area. We have already begun the inspection,” Atul Kumar Garg, Chief Fire Officer said.