A person died in a fire at a printing press in the busy Patparganj Industrial Area early today, a Delhi Fire Service official said. A call to report the fire was received at 2.38 am after which more than 30 fire tenders were rushed to the spot, he said, adding the fire was brought under control by 8 am. The cooling process is now underway. A search is also being done to see anyone is still trapped in the building, the official said.
He said the fire had engulfed the ground, first and second floors of the building, except the basement. Meanwhile fire broke out at the ESIC Hospital in Noida today morning and firefighting was underway, officials said. The blaze broke out in the basement of the seven-storey hospital building located in Sector 24, a police official said.