1 found dead at factory fire site in Delhi’s Pratap Nagar

Updated on Feb 27, 2021 09:26 AM IST

The fire broke out after a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder exploded in the premises, eyewitnesses were quoted as saying by ANI.

A fire broke out at a factory in Delhi's Pratap Nagar area on Saturday morning. (ANI Photo)
A fire broke out at a factory in Delhi's Pratap Nagar area on Saturday morning. (ANI Photo)
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

One person was found dead and a fire service personnel was injured after a fire broke out at a factory in Delhi’s Pratap Nagar area on Saturday, news agency ANI reported.

The fire broke out after a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinder exploded in the premises, eyewitnesses were quoted as saying by ANI. At least 28 fire tenders have been pressed into service, the agency said.

“We have successfully contained the fire. Cooling is underway,” fire officer Rajinder Atwal told ANI adding the fire service personnel, who was injured during the operation. has been admitted to a hospital.

A Delhi Fire Service official said, according to news agency PTI, that a call about the fire was received at around 3.47am and the cause of the blaze is not known yet.

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