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.