New Delhi: Fire broke out early on Thursday morning at a paper card factory in Delhi’s Naraina. Twenty fire tenders were on the spot. More details are awaited. (Also read: PM Condoles Loss of Lives in Delhi Hotel Fire) Also Read - 1 Dead After Fire Breaks Out at Factory in Delhi's Pratap Nagar
Meanwhile, Delhi Fire Service has begun a fire audit at about 380 hotels across central Delhi in the wake of the massive fire that broke out at Arpit Palace Hotel in Karol Bagh claiming 17 lives. Also Read - 6 Dead, Several Injured in Blast at Firecracker Factory Near Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu
The Delhi government had directed the fire department to inspect buildings which are five floors or more and submit a report on their safety compliance within a week. Also Read - Fire Breaks Out at Manufacturing Factory in Pune's Sanaswadi Area, 6 Fire Tenders Rushed
“Based on the directives of the state government, we have formed six teams to carry out inspections in hotels and guest houses across Karol Bagh area. We have already begun the inspection,” Atul Kumar Garg, Chief Fire Officer said.