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Delhi: Fire engulfs shoe factory in Peeragarhi, a fireman injured


New Delhi, Feb 2: A fire broke out at a shoe factory in Delhi's Peeragarhi locality on Friday and one fireman was injured during an operation to put out the blaze.

A call was received around 2.50 am about the fire and 20 firetenders were rushed to the spot, said an official from the DFS. One fireman, Kuldeep, sustained minor injuries to his fingers during the operation. it was earlier reportes that the fire had engulfed the basement, first floor and second floor of the shoe factory.

The fire was doused by 10.20 am, he added. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

Seventeen people were killed and two injured in a massive blaze at a firecracker storage unit in outer Delhi's Bawana industrial area on 20th January. The fire, which started at the storage unit on the ground floor of a two-storey building, ripped through the structure


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