Dr Kishore Singh, Medical Director, LNJP Hospital, speaking to ANI on Sunday
Dr Kishore Singh, Medical Director, LNJP Hospital, speaking to ANI on Sunday

Delhi fire incident: Fireman, who rescued 11 people, being kept under observation in Hospital

ANI | Updated: Dec 08, 2019 18:22 IST

New Delhi [India], Dec 8 (ANI): After a massive fire broke out at a factory at Anaj Mandi in New Delhi, one of the fire personnel, who was the first person to reach the site, was hospitalized in the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital on Sunday and will be kept under observation for 72 hours.
Dr Kishore Singh, Medical Director, LNJP Hospital, said: "The fireman was the first person to reach the site and the last person to leave the place. He has inhaled a lot of smoke, so must be kept under observation for at least 72 hours."
He further stated that the fireman was in a fit and healthy condition, and had suffered a minor injury on his knee cap.
At least 43 people were killed after a massive fire broke out in a factory operating from a residential area when the blaze broke out in Anaj Mandi area on Rani Jhansi Road on Sunday morning, police said.
Sixteen people are said to be injured in the treatment and are being treated at Delhi's Lok Nayak Hospital and Lady Hardinge hospitals.
Around 62 people were taken out by fire tenders from the building that caught fire in the wee hours. (ANI)

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