Family members were sleeping when the building caught fire in west Delhi’s Adarsh Nagar at 10.14pm on Friday .(ANI/Twitter)
Family members were sleeping when the building caught fire in west Delhi’s Adarsh Nagar at 10.14pm on Friday .(ANI/Twitter)

Four persons, including two children killed in fire at three-storey building in Delhi’s Adarsh Nagar

Delhi Fire Service officials say the bire broke out around 10.14pm on Friday due to short circuit.
Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2018 01:16 PM IST

Four persons, including two children, died in two separate fire incidents in south and northwest Delhi, a fire department official said on Saturday.

In the first incident, a boy and his sister were charred to death after an air conditioner compressor exploded at their home in northwest Delhi’s Adarsh Nagar area, the official said.

A call was received at 11.15 pm about the fire and it was doused within an hour, he said.

In the second incident, two people died in a fire at a tent godown in south Delhi’s Kotla Mubarakpur area, he said.

A call was received at 3 am about the blaze and 10 fire-tenders were rushed. The fire was doused by 5.45 am, he added.

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