New Delhi: A massive fire broke out at a shoe factory in Delhi’s Narela Industrial Area in the early hours of Tuesday. According to sources, at least 12 fire tenders have been rushed to the spot to douse the fire. t is not known yet as to what caused the fire.
Earlier, A massive fire broke out at a central Delhi’s hotel, Arpit Palace, killing at least 16 people, said fire officials. A woman and a child are also among the dead, reports said.
The hotel is located near the Gurudwara road in Karol Bagh. It took around three hours for fire officials to douse the blaze, following which cooling operations were launched. The gutted Arpit Palace Hotel in Delhi’s Karol Bagh area appears to have been built on a slew of violations, with one of them being to not leaving any free space as per municipal by-laws and using 100 per cent of the land for building the hotel.