Firefighters are trying to extinguish a fire that broke out at a building in Mundka, West Delhi on Friday, May 13, 2022.

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When firefighters first received a call about the Mundka fire, they were under the impression that it was a factory and not an office complex with over a hundred people trapped inside.

Delhi Fire Service Chief Atul Garg said he received a first call at 4:40 p.m. and was told the location was a factory. “Assuming it was a factory fire, we sent 10 firefighters to the scene. We were not told the number of people trapped inside. floor and spread to other floors in less than an hour. We found that people were trapped inside. It is an office space where WiFi routers, CCTVs and other equipment are stored. other devices. We have called cranes and ambulances for help. At present, 30 firefighters are working on site to contain firefighters and rescue workers,” Garg told The Indian Express on Friday evening.

In a tight space between ambulances and fire engines, Ajay Daksh watched the crane put out the fire in an office complex in Mundka. For five hours, he had been shuttling between the building and the nearest hospitals in search of his sister.

“I learned from people that there was a fire in the office where my sister works. I watched the flames and the rescue operation, but I have no idea where my sister is. Bodies are being pulled out and I just hope I don’t have to see the worst,” Ajay said as he chased an ambulance to try and catch a glimpse of another body being swept away.