Posted on 20/06/2022 in Building & Construction Fire Safety Regulatory 2022
27 dead in Delhi office fire

The deadly fire in a four-storey commercial building, Mundka, Delhi, is thought to have been caused by a short-circuit. The fire 13th May 2022, indicated to have started in the offices of a CCTV camera manufacturing company, killed 27 and injured over 40. Media reports suggest that the building, in which some 70 persons were working, did not have fire safety certification, and had no fire escape door and no fire extinguishers. The fire service states that most victims died of asphyxiation.

“Delhi office fire: Dozens killed as fire sweeps through building”, BBC date 14th May 2022
“India: 27 people killed after fire rips through Delhi office block. Dozens injured as official says building had no fire exit and most died ‘due to asphyxiation’”, The Guardian, 14th May 2022

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