In an alarming fire breakout in west Delhi’s Udyog Nagar on Monday morning, it has been reported that at least six people feared missing after a fire broke out at a shoe factory, Delhi Fire Service officials said. However, there is no injuries have been reported so far in the incident,
The fire department received information about the blaze at around 8:22 am and 24 fire tenders were sent to the spot. As per the owner’s account, six of his workers are missing. However, our team hasn’t found anyone yet. No casualties have been reported from the spot. Firefighting operation is going on," Delhi Fire Chief, Atul Garg said. The officials added firefighting operations are underway and the cause of the fire is not known yet.
“The building had only one staircase and not adequate facilities for ventilation. Lack of proper fire safety arrangements in the building also posed challenges to bring the situation under control. The exact cause of the blaze is not yet known but initially electrical short-circuit is suspected to be one of the reasons behind the incident, officials said.