Greater Noida: A fire broke out at a thermocol factory located in the industrial area of Kasna in Udyog Vihar extension of Greater Noida on Tuesday. At least six fire tenders were rushed to the spot. No casualties have been reported so far. Also Read - Gusty Winds, Mild Showers Bring Respite From Scorching Heat in Delhi | Photos & Videos
The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. However, a short circuit at the factory is said to be the likely reason behind this fire. Also Read - Delhi Weekend Curfew: Here's How Delhi Metro Will Function | Read DMRC Guidelines
Earlier today, two minors were charred to death after a fire broke out at a furniture shop in Shaheen Bagh’s Abu Fazal Enclave in southeast Delhi. A six-year-old boy and seven-year-old girl died in the blaze, police said.
“It is a four-storey building. The family used to reside on the ground floor while the furniture store was functioning from the basement,” a senior police official said.
Last month, a fire broke out at a hospital in Noida which was functioning without a fire licence. The National Human Rights Commission had issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over the incident.