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Delhi: Major fire breaks out at shoe factory, 31 fire tenders at spot

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The Fire Department said it received a call about the blaze at 8.22 am, following which 24 fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

Delhi: Major fire breaks out at shoe factory, 31 fire tenders at spot
A major fire broke out at a shoe factory in Delhi's Udyog Vihar on Monday morning. At least 31 fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The Delhi Police said that six people have been rescued while four are missing.
No casualty has been reported so far. The Fire Department said it received a call about the blaze at 8.22 am, following which 24 fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The officials said fire-fighting operations are underway and the cause of the fire is not known yet.
"At least 5-6 people are missing. I am rushing to the spot. Fire is not under control. 31 fire tenders are present at the spot," said Atul Garg, Director, Delhi Fire Service.
P Singh, DCP of Outer Delhi said the search operation is underway for the four missing people. "We received a call around 8:50 am about the fire incident at shoe godown. At least 10 people were stuck and others had left premises. Of these, six have been rescued. Search is underway for the four missing people. Fire is being doused from the remaining parts of the building. The cause is to be ascertained," he aded.
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