The fire department got a call for help at 4:30 am and the officials said that initially, they sent seven firefighters to rescue the people trapped there.
Many people including firefighters got stuck after a building collapsed in Delhi’s Peeragarhi on Thursday morning whilst the fire fighting operations.
As per the initial information, a fire broke out in a factory early morning post which seven firefighters were immediately sent to the location. The building collapsed because of the blast, trapping several people including the fire brigade personnel.
Thirty-five fire tenders and NDRF are
at the location of the accident undergoing a rescue operation.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took to the micro-blogging site and tweeted, “V sad to hear this. Am closely monitoring the situation. Fire personnel trying their best. Praying for the safety of those trapped”
V sad to hear this. Am closely monitoring the situation. Fire personnel trying their best. Praying for the safety of those trapped https://t.co/sIQBPe98Zj— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) January 2, 2020
This is the latest fire accident in the national capital. Before this on 8th December Delhi’s several fires ripped through Delhi’s Anaj Mandi. Because of the accident, 43 laborers died and many others were injured. After a week, a fire broke out in another factory in the Mundka area, Delhi.
Later a godown in a cloth factory caught fire where three children and six adults lost their lives.