Drone gained momentum as fire ravages Delhi factory


A massive fire broke out Tuesday morning at a plastics factory in the nation’s capital’s Bawana district, a fire official said.

The official informed that he received a call regarding the fire at around 7:46 a.m. at a dana plastic factory located at I-55, Area 5, DSIDC, Bawana Industrial Zone, North Delhi, after which no less than 15 fire tenders were immediately pressed. in the service.

“As the fire was massive, more fire engines were dispatched to the scene,” the official said, adding that 25 firefighters were used.

Delhi Fire Chief Atul Garg told IANS about 100 firefighters were deployed to put out the inferno.

Relevantly, this time the fire department used the services of a drone to assess the blaze. “It’s used for better coordination and resource utilization,” Garg said.

The official confirmed that there were no casualties or injuries in the incident, however, there was definitely loss of property. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined. Thick black smoke escaped from the factory.

At the time of filing this report, the process of extinguishing the fire was still ongoing but the official confirmed to IANS that the situation was now under control.

“Currently, six fire trucks are operating and the rest have been recalled,” the official said.

The incident comes just six days after a fire broke out at a factory in the Narela region outside Delhi. No injuries or casualties were reported at the time.


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