A fire broke out at a factory in Delhi's Peeragarhi in the early hours of Thursday. During rescue operations a blast occurred, causing the collapse of the factory building in which several people, including fire brigade personnel, are still trapped.
According to the fire brigade, a call was received at around 4.23 am that a fire had broken out in a factory at Udyog Nagar in Peeragarhi and seven tenders were sent to fight the inferno. Later, due to the blast, the building collapsed and the personnel trapped.
A total of 35 fire tenders have now been rushed to the spot. Rescue operations underway.