Officials rescue residents after blaze engulfs residential building in northern India
Officials rushed to rescue after a massive fire broke out at a residential building in northern India’s Delhi.
This incident happened in Laxmi Nagar area on November 14.
Visuals showed the rescue operation to save those inside the building ongoing. The fire officials had reached the victims via a ladder and took them out one by one. The flames were seen inside the car garage as smoke emanated from the area. A massive crowd had gathered in front of the building where this incident happened.
The fire officials were also seen carrying the victims and putting them in an ambulance.
According to a report, the fire broke out in vehicles which were parked on the ground floor. Five people jumped off the building in panic as the fire turned out to be an obstacle in bringing it out. Initially three fire tenders had arrived at the spot and later on, five more arrived as the officials were involved in rescue operations.
One DFS personnel(Samay Singh having breathing problems from MIP Fire station) was also injured and removed to LBS hospital and he was discharged after first aid.
A total of 26 people were rescued safely from the building. Ten people were rushed to the hospitals with injuries sustained in the fire while five more jumped off the balconies in this building. Additionally, the Delhi Fire Service (DFS) also rescued two pet dogs. The fire was eventually extinguished.