Fire department personnel picks up a water hose during a rescue operation. (Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)
Fire department personnel picks up a water hose during a rescue operation. (Sanchit Khanna/ Hindustan Times)

Four rescued, one dead in Saket Court Residential Complex fire

  • Seven fire-tenders were sent to bring the fire under control. Firemen rescued four family members.
Reported by Anvit Srivastava, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 29, 2021 07:24 PM IST

A fire broke out at Delhi's Saket Court Residential Complex on Saturday leading to the death of a 82-year-old. Seven fire tenders were rushed to the spot to bring the fire under control. The firemen rescued four other people.

Delhi Fire Services director Atul Garg said that the call was received around 5.23 pm on Friday evening that a fire broke out in the fourth floor of the building in Saket Court Residential Complex. He said that the fire started in store room which housed an inverter, book shelf and almirah.

"Four persons were rescued by Delhi Fire Service personnel and a 82-year-old person died due to smoke inhalation. He has been taken to Safdarjung Hospital," Garg said.

DCP South Atul Thakur said that a CAT Ambulance, personnel from DDMA South, BSES and IGL staff were also present at the spot.





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