News Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi
Published by: Sushil Kumar Kumar
Updated Sat, 29 May 2021 11:18 PM IST
According to the information, the woman judge’s house on the fourth floor is on fire. His 83-year-old father-in-law has died in the blaze. Police and firefighters rushed to the spot and rescued four people, including a woman judge, trapped inside.
A fierce fire broke out in the house of a woman judge in the residential premises of Saket Court
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During this, the elderly became unconscious due to smoke. He was rushed to the nearby Max Hospital, where he was declared brought dead. The deceased is identified as Ashok Talwar (83). Police have taken the body and sent it to Morchery. The rest of the household members are completely safe. Saket police station is trying to find out the exact cause of the fire. After initial investigation, it is feared that the fire was caused by the short circuit.
Fire Department Director Atul Garg said that at around 5.23 pm on Saturday evening, it was reported that there has been a fire in flat number C-23, located on the fourth floor in the Socket Court residential complex. Some people are also trapped in the house. Immediately after receiving the information, seven fire engines were sent to the spot. During this time Saket Police Station Incharge, CAT Ambulance, BSES and other people of rescue team also reached there.
The fire was started in the house of ADJ of Socket Court. The rescue team somehow evacuated ADJ Pooja Talwa, her husband, two children and an elderly father-in-law. The elderly were rushed to the hospital with the help of an ambulance, where they were declared brought dead. The rest of the household members are completely safe. Shortly afterward, firefighters managed to control the fire. The fire was in the almirah, inverter and other items of books kept in the home store. Saket police station is registering a case and is trying to find out the exact cause of the fire.