Delhi: Fire at shoe factory in Udyog Nagar area; blaze-fighting operation on

16 September 2018, 11:16 AM
Delhi: Fire breaks out at show factory in Udyog Nagar area (Photo Source: ANI)
Delhi: Fire breaks out at show factory in Udyog Nagar area (Photo Source: ANI)

A massive fire broke out in the wee hours of Sunday at a shoe factory in Delhi’s Udyog Nagar area. However, no casualties have been reported into the incident so far. Soon after the blaze started rolling up to the building, 30 fire tenders were pressed into service. The blaze-fighting operation was underway when the last reports came in.

“Delhi: Fire breaks out in a factory in Udyog Nagar area, 30 fire tenders at the spot,” the news agency ANI reported.

The fire officials were informed about the incident at 4:30 am. However, the reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained.

Earlier in the day, a similar incident rocked the central part of the Kolkata's congested Bagri Market on Canning Street, after the multi-storey building, which houses over 400 business establishments, including several medicines and perfume shops, was gutted in the fire.

First Published: Sunday, September 16, 2018 10:25 AM
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