NEW DELHI: A fire broke out in a shoe factory near Delhi's Peeragarhi on Friday. The fire, which broke out in the wee hours, continued to rage on for more than five hours. One fireman was injured in the incident. Rescue operations are currently underway.
More than 20 fire tenders were on the spot, informed the fire department officials.
"The incident happened at around 2.30 a.m., and it has been five hours and we are still trying to douse the fire," the fire department informed.
The fire was doused by 10.20 am.
Fireman Kuldeep sustained minor injuries to his fingers during the operation.
The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
The fire engulfed the basement area, first floor and second floor of the shoe factory.
With agency inputs