Anaj Mandi fire: Another fire breaks out in same building where a fire incident claimed 43 lives yesterday

Fire broke out in Delhi's Anaj Mandi on Sunday. Another fire broke out in same building on Monday (image: DNA, from Sunday's fire)

Four fire tenders rushed to the spot after another fire broke out in the same building in Anaj Mandi in New Delhi where the fire incident yesterday claimed lives of 43 people surfaced.

Plumes of smoke could be seen coming out of the building following which people from neighbouring building called up fire tenders to douse the fire. Since the building was vacated, there has been no loss of life in this fire.

Forty-three people were killed when a fire broke out at a luggage manufacturing factory on an early morning in Anaj Mandi area of Delhi on Sunday. Now, an FIR has been registered in connection with the fire incident and the case has been transferred to the crime branch for further investigation.

The factor owner Mohammed Rehan has now been detained by the Police. Earlier, it was reported that he was absconding. Over 50 people were inside the building when the fire broke out today morning. 15 fire tenders were sent to the spot after receiving information about the fire, but later 10-12 more fire tenders had to be sent due to the intensity of the fire. Now the fire has been completely doused, officials confirmed.

This post was last modified on December 9, 2019 9:20 am

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