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Fire at a plastic factory in Delhi

Fire at a plastic factory in Delhi

PTI |

nbsp;A fire on Wednesday broke out at a plastic factory in outer Delhi’s Narela industrial area after which the building collapsed injuring four civilians and two firefighters police said.

A fire call was received at 4.45pm and 20 fire tenders were rushed to the spot said a fire department official.

Later five more fire tenders were rushed to control the blaze that had started in the three-storeyed factory he said.

While the operations were on the top floor of the building collapsed and six people including two fire department officers were trapped under the debris police said.

Four of the injured people have been evacuated and rushed to a hospital. Efforts were on to rescue two others trapped under the debris a senior police officer said.

The cooling operations are still going on he added.

The cause of the fire is suspected to be an electric short-circuit police said.