New Delhi: A fire broke out at a children's hospital in Delhi's Vaishali Colony on Friday. Nine fire tenders were rushed to the spot and 20 infants were rescued by the fire officials. All the newborns were safely rescued by the fire services department and shifted to nearby hospitals.
The reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained. The fire broke out at the New Born Child Hospital building at 11.30 pm on Thursday and Friday and the fire control room received a call at around 11.35 pm. Delhi Fire Service Director Atul Garg said, "We received a call at 11.35 pm that a fire has broken out in a hospital. We first rushed four fire tenders to the spot."
They told us that there are 20 newborns there and they are facing difficulty due to the narrow lane. After which we sent about 4 more fire tenders. We reached there on time and the fire was extinguished. All the children have been rescued and kept in different hospitals. No one was injured. The hospital did not have a fire NOC and the hospital was of only one floor. Further investigation will be done.