Factory fire in Noida kills six persons
Noida, April20:Six persons were killed in a fire which broke out in a factory in Sector 11 in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, following which a magisterial probe has been ordered.
Firemen took four hours to douse the fire. Later, six charred bodies were recovered from the spot. District Magistrate N P Singh and Noida authority have both ordered separate probes into the incident.
“ADM Kumar Vineet will conduct a magisterial inquiry into the incident,” District Magistrate NP Singh said.
Chief Executive Officer, Noida Amit Mohan Prasad said, “I have ordered a probe into the incident.” Chief Fire Officer Akshay Sharma said the unit had a biometric lock at the main door which prevented the trapped workers from moving out.