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Fire in East Delhi, one feared killed

A firefighter was feared killed and three others injured in East Delhi while trying to douse fire in a tyre godown triggered by an explosion early this morning.

delhi Updated: Oct 06, 2010 07:29 IST

A firefighter was feared killed and three others injured in East Delhi while trying to douse fire in a tyre godown triggered by an explosion early this morning.

The incident took place in Vishwas Nagar at around 1 am. The fire brigade received the call at around 1.10 am.

A senior fire official said a firefighter was feared killed and three others injured while trying to douse fire in the building.

The fire broke out after an explosion in the basement of the building which is used as a godown of tyres. The other floors of the building are used for residential purposes.

"An explosion took place in the basement which resulted in the roof collapse," the official said.