The Delhi Fireplace Service obtained a complete of 205 calls on Diwali evening. One individual was charred to dying whereas one other obtained accidents in a serious fireplace. Through the peak hours from 6 p.m. to 11.58 p.m. on Saturday a complete of 129 calls have been obtained.
The foremost fireplace reported was from Outer Delhi’s Mundka space in a warehouse wherein one individual died, whereas one other obtained burn accidents. Twelve fireplace tenders have been rushed to the spot and the rescue operation continued until early Sunday.
“At round 11.05 p.m., a fireplace name was obtained from Mundka space that fireplace has erupted in a wooden godown close to Balbir Saine kanta, close to metro pillar 483. One individual succumbed to accidents obtained within the Mundka Fireplace,” stated Atul Garg, Director Delhi Fireplace Service .
Regardless of a blanket ban on firecrackers, individuals indulged in bursting crackers on Diwali evening whereas a number of took to social media to report the matter.
Compared to final yr Delhi obtained 40 much less fireplace calls this yr on Diwali.
Regardless of all preventive measures taken by Delhi Police on sale and buy of firecrackers within the capital, atleast 12 circumstances have been registered and 10 individuals arrested for promoting firecrackers on Diwali.