Fire engulfs godown in Delhi's Mundka; 21 fire tenders at spot
A warehouse full of wood logs caught fire, in the wee hours of Saturday (December 14), that spread to the neighbouring buildings in West Delhi's Mundka area. So far, no casualties have been reported.
New Delhi: A fire broke out in a warehouse situated in West Delhi's Mundka area in the wee hours of Saturday (December 14).
According to the Delhi fire department, the incident occurred at around 5am today, and fire-fighting personnel immediately rushed to the spot.
Sharing details of the incident, fire officer SS Tulli said, "We received the first fire call at around 5am. At 6:22 am, we declared it a medium category fire. This is a warehouse full of wood logs which led to the fire spreading to other buildings as well. However, we have controlled it from spreading any further. The firefighting operations are underway with 21 fire brigade vehicles on the spot."
No injuries or casualties have been reported in the incident.
The incident comes almost a week after the massive fire in an illegal factory in Old Delhi's Anaj Mandi, in which 43 people were killed and at least 62 suffered injuries.
On Tuesday, the Delhi Crime Branch said that the investigation revealed that there were four power connections and several illegal sub-meters at the site of the fire incident at a factory in Anaj Mandi.