Minor fire in children's home in Alipur, none injured
A minor fire broke out in a children's home in outer Delhi's Alipur area on Wednesday afternoon. HT reports.delhi Updated: Oct 24, 2012 23:51 IST
A minor fire broke out in a children's home in outer Delhi's Alipur area on Wednesday afternoon.
Nobody was injured in the incident. According to fire department, a call was received at the control room at 3:35 pm.
"Four fire tenders were rushed to the Alipur children's home to douse the blaze. The fire originated from a room on the first floor. It took our men less than an hour to control the fire," a fire department officer said.
The inmates of the house are children aged between 6 to 12 years who, police said, escaped on their own.
A 10-year-old boy was trapped inside the toilet and rescued by fire officers. The cause of fire is not yet known.