Last Friday also, a fire broke out in a private bank in the Greater Kailash area of South Delhi around 5:00 am. There too, the fire brigade had to struggle hard for about three hours to control the fire.
New Delhi: In yet another tragic incident in the capital Delhi, for the second consecutive day, a huge fire broke out in a bank early in the morning, which took 2 hours for 17 vehicles of the fire brigade to control. But it is a matter of relief that no untoward incident of any kind took place in the incident of this fire, no one was injured. This incident of fire took place in Karol Bagh area of Central Delhi. The fire broke out around 5:00 am on Saturday morning, which was brought under control after 7:00 am. Now the cooling work is being done by the fire brigade.
It is worth noting that on last Friday too, a fire broke out in a private bank in the Greater Kailash area of South Delhi around 5:00 am. There too, the fire brigade had to struggle hard for about three hours to control the fire. According to Fire Director Atul Garg, the control room was informed at 5:15 am about a fire in the building of Punjab National Bank located on Karol Bagh Gurdwara Road.
After this, half a dozen vehicles from nearby fire stations reached the spot. Station Officer Firoz Khan, Mohit Kumar, Assistant Divisional Officer Manish Kumar, PV Rathi and Sarabjit also reached. To control the fire, water sprinkling was started from all sides. The fire had engulfed the entire building. The flames were coming out continuously. Seeing the severity of the fire, more vehicles were called on the spot.
A total of 17 vehicles extinguished the fire in the bank. Seeing the seriousness, Divisional Officer Vedpal and MK Chattopadhyay were also sent. A team of more than 85 fire personnel tried to extinguish the fire. The fire could be controlled after 7 am. The fire broke out in a building built in about 500 to 700 square meters. The ground floor and some parts above it were made like a duplex.
The reasons for the fire could not be ascertained. But when the fire brigade team reached the spot, they saw that the entire building was engulfed in flames. When the fire was brought under control, everything was burnt to ashes. It is learned that this is a very old building of Punjab National Bank. There was also a loan department here, so all the records were also burnt to ashes. The local police has started investigating the cause of the fire.