Electrical Pole, Oxygen Cylinders: Why Fire At Delhi Children's Hospital Spread | Read

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Seven newborns were killed when a fore tore through a children's hospital in eastern Delhi late last night. The owner of the hospital is currently on the run and is believed to have fled to Jaipur, according to sources within the Delhi Police.

"We received the call at 11.32 pm and initially dispatched seven fire trucks, followed by an additional fourteen. There were 4-5 explosions that significantly worsened the fire, with oxygen cylinders being hurled as far as 50 meters away. The building, which was ground plus three stories high, housed the children on the first floor and a storage area on the second. The fire spread to adjacent floors as well," Atul Garg, Chief Fire Officer told NDTV detailing the harrowing events of the night.

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