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Delhi: Five dead after fire breaks out at house in Pitampura

The fire incident took place in ZP block, Pitampura, Delhi, which is a residential area. According to the fire brigade official, five people died in the incident.

Edited By: Raju Kumar @rajudelhi123 New Delhi Updated on: January 18, 2024 23:19 IST
Major fire incident in Pitampura
Image Source : ANI Major fire incident in Pitampura

Five people died in a fire that broke out at a house in the Pitampura area this evening. A total of 8 fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the fire was brought under control, said the fire officials.

The search continues at the building that caught the fire, he added.

The accident was so terrible that five people died and two people are undergoing treatment in the hospital. The first and second floor of the four-storey building caught fire. 

"At least five people were charred to death when a fire broke out in a house in northwest Delhi's Pitampura area on Thursday evening," the official said.

A call was received at 8 pm from ZP block, Pitampura about the blaze and eight fire tenders were pressed into service, he stated.

A Delhi Fire Services (DFS) officer said five people died in the fire and one person is missing.

The fire has been doused and the cooling operation is underway, the officer said.

The police personnel and rescue teams were also present at the spot.

Also read: Gujarat: 15 dead, mostly children, after boat capsizes in Vadodara's Harani lake

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