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Three Delhi firefighters injured in shop blaze

Last Updated: Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 00:18

New Delhi: Three fire service officials received burn injuries while attempting to douse a blaze at a shop here Wednesday, an official said.

They were injured when fighting fire caused by a gas cylinder explosion in the shop in Delhi`s Ghazipur area around 10 am.

"Three fire tenders were rushed in, and it took around 90 minutes to douse the blaze. However, three fire officials received 10-15 percent burn injuries during the operation," a fire department official said.

All the injured were rushed to the city`s Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital, from where they were discharged after preliminary treatment.


First Published: Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 00:18
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