Fire in plastic factory in south Delhi, one person critically injured

A 47-year-old security guard suffered critical burn injuries in a fire in a plastic factory in south Delhi on Friday, Delhi Fire Service (DFS) said.

IANS May 27, 2016 15:47:50 IST
Fire in plastic factory in south Delhi, one person critically injured

New Delhi: A 47-year-old security guard suffered critical burn injuries in a fire in a plastic factory in south Delhi on Friday, Delhi Fire Service (DFS) said.

Fire in plastic factory in south Delhi one person critically injured

File photo of Delhi police. AFP

The incident was reported around 7.45 am from Naraina industrial area.

A fire service official said 12 fire tenders took around one and a half hours to douse the flames.

Security guard Jitender Kumar from Bihar suffered burn injuries while he was cooking food on the ground floor of the three-storey factory.

"Jitender Kumar was rushed to Safdarjung Hospital with 70 percent burn injuries," the official said.

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Officials said the fire started around 4.15 pm due to a short circuit and was completely controlled by 5 pm