New Delhi: On Tuesday morning, Nine persons, including a woman and child charred to death and several others were injured after a massive fire broke out at a hotel in Delhi’s Karol Bagh area. More than 20 fire tenders have been rushed to the spot to cover the flame in Hotel Arpit Palace. 20 people have been rescued so far while three are said to be in critical condition. The injured have been rushed to a hospital for medical treatment.
Here, it must know that this comes a week after a massive fire broke out in the ICU of Metro Hospitals and Heart Institute at Noida Sector 12. According to officials, 66 patients were in the hospital, including 16 in the ICU, when the fire broke out around noon. No one was seriously injured and all the patients were evacuated, with most transferred to the hospital’s branch in Sector 11, a few hundred metres away.
Karol Bagh is a neighbourhood in Central Delhi district, Delhi, India. It is a mixed residential-cum-commercial neighbourhood known for its shopping streets, like the Ghaffar Market and Ajmal Khan Road. now it is a Legislative Assembly of Delhi segment of the New Delhi constituency. Noted residential places in Karol Bagh are W.E.A, Beadon Pura, Reghar Pura, Dev Nagar, and Bapa Nagar. These are residential colonies with mix of Commercial activities. Some Wholesale markets are located in the area namely. Tank Road Garmet Market,Hardhyan Singh Road Leather market etc. A wholesale garment market known as Tank Road Market came into existence with few shopkeepers in the end of the 1980s.