Delhi / Fire started in the car parked in the police station parking lot, 95 percent scorched, seven more vehicles burnt

Zoom News : Apr 30, 2022, 11:27 AM
The car caught fire while starting it on Thursday night in the parking lot of Kalyanpuri police station in East Delhi. A constable got burnt due to being hit. Within no time the fire spread rapidly and engulfed six other vehicles parked there. Policemen present in the police station and five fire tenders who reached the spot started extinguishing the fire and the injured constable was sent to a nearby hospital after being evacuated from the car. From where he has been referred to Safdarjung Hospital.

District Deputy Commissioner of Police Priyanka Kashyap said that the injured constable has been identified as Jitendra. He is posted in the 5th Battalion of Delhi Police. Police officials said that he suffered 95 per cent burns and is in a critical condition. Jitendra is originally a resident of Nithyanandpur village, Kithore post Shahjahanpur police station in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh. He lives with his wife in Sabhapur village of Karawal Nagar area of ​​Delhi.

The fire department got information about the fire in the parking lot of Kalyanpuri police station at around 11 pm on Thursday night. Five fire tenders reached the spot. Flames were coming out of vehicles in the parking lot. Police personnel present at the station were trying to douse the fire.

During this, after taking out the scorched constable from a car, the policemen had sent him to Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital. From where he was referred to Safdarjung Hospital. Firefighters brought the fire under control in no time. Fire officials said seven vehicles were gutted in the fire.

 In the initial investigation, it was found that after finishing the duty, the constable started the car by sitting in his car. During this, a spark came out of his car and it caught fire.