Fire Outbreak In Delhi’s Narela District, No Casualties Reported

New Delhi: A fire broke out at a footwear factory in the Narela industrial area of North Delhi on Monday.

After receiving a complainant at 8:40, nine fire tenders arrived at the spot to extinguish the fire. A group of labourers who were trapped Inside the factory were rescued in time stated the police and fire services officials. According to Delhi Fire Service, no casualties have been reported in the mishap so far.

This was the second incident related to fire being reported from North Delhi’s Narela area in last 48 hours.

25 firefighters on Saturday night rapidly reached the spot following a major fire which was reported at a plastic granule factory in the vicinity. No casualties were reported in both incidents. 

Last week a major blaze took place in a four storey building at Mundka which took away 27 lives, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has announced a compensation of 10 lakhs to kin of victims when he had visited the spot with deputy CM Manish Sisodia(labour minister) and Satyendar Jain (Industry Minister) .

“I have ordered a magisterial enquiry into the incident today. Those found responsible in the findings will not be spared and stringent action will be taken. Delhi government will give ₹10 lakh compensation to the families of the deceased, while the injured will be given ₹50,000, Each person who was injured will get a compensation of ₹50,000”,The Delhi CM said.

The national capital has seen several fire tragedies, the most dreadful being Uphaar cinema hall in June 1997 in Uphaar cinema hall, in which 59 people were killed. The Mundka incident is the worst since 2019 which saw 43 deaths in Anaj Mandi.

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