Massive Fire Erupts in Mukherjee Nagar Girls’ PG, Delhi; 35 Girls Safely Evacuated
In a dramatic turn of events, a massive fire broke out in Mukherjee Nagar, Delhi, on Wednesday, engulfing a girls’ PG hostel in flames. The fire department swiftly received notification of the incident at approximately 7:40 pm. The fire, though fierce, has been successfully extinguished. Remarkably, amidst the chaos, 35 girls, including a four-year-old child, were safely evacuated from the premises.
A total of 20 fire engines were dispatched to combat the blaze. Unfortunately, due to congested traffic conditions, only eight fire engines managed to reach the site in a timely manner. The firefighting operation was immediately put into action.
As the situation unfolded, five individuals, including the four-year-old child, were admitted to the hospital for medical assessment and care. The response was a combined effort, involving the Delhi Police, dedicated personnel, and fire department officers who tirelessly worked to manage the crisis.
Speaking on the incident, a Delhi Fire Chief Service Officer reassured that the situation is now under control. The successful evacuation of all individuals from the girls’ PG hostel has been achieved without casualties.
This incident serves as a reminder of the invaluable work carried out by the firefighting teams in emergency situations, ensuring the safety and well-being of residents in times of adversity. Further details regarding the incident are awaited as authorities conduct investigations into the cause of the fire.