Seven persons dead in fire in Delhi’s Gokalpur village

Seven persons dead in fire in Delhi’s Gokalpur village

Seven persons dead in fire in Delhi’s Gokalpur village

New Delhi, March 12 (Delhi Crown): At least seven persons were charred to death after a major fire broke out in Delhi in the wee hours of Saturday, said a senior Delhi Fire Services official.

As many as 13 fire tenders were sent to douse the fire that had broken out in the hutments at Gokalpur village in North-East Delhi.

According to Delhi Fire Services chief Atul Garg, a fire call was received at around 1:05 a.m. on Saturday about a major fire in hutments in Gokalpur village near Metro Pillar No. 12. Soon 13 fire tenders were rushed to the spot for fire-fighting. “Fire had spread to around 60 huts. So far seven charred dead bodies have been recovered. Rescue work is still on,” said Garg.

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