Woman, fireman injured as fire breaks out at Delhi e-commerce storehouse

The fire breaks out at an Amazon store located on the ground floor of a five-storey building in Rohini's Sector-6 area

Woman, fireman injured as fire breaks out at Delhi e-commerce storehouse

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New Delhi, January 15

A fire broke out at an e-commerce company's storehouse in the city's Rohini area on Friday morning, leaving a woman injured, a Delhi Fire Service official said.

During an operation to rescue six people, including the woman, from the blaze a fireman was also hurt, he said.

"The fire broke out at an Amazon store located on the ground floor of a five-storey building in Rohini's Sector-6 area," the official said.

Firefighters rescued the people from the terrace of the building.

Information about the fire was received around 5.34 am and four fire tenders were rushed to the spot, according to the Delhi Fire Service (DFS).

The woman, who suffered minor burns to her hands, and the firefighter, Sunil, who injured his legs, have been admitted to the Ambedkar Hospital, DFS Director Atul Garg said.

The other five rescued persons are safe, he said.

The blaze has been doused and the cause of the fire is being investigated. PTI

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