4 of a family burnt alive as fire breaks out in 4-storey building in Delhi

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The neighbours have alleged that the fire broke out in the pump room of the building

The Hush Post: In a heart-wrenching tragedy, four members of a family died when a massive fire broke out in Kohat Enclave of Delhi on early Friday morning.

Preliminary reports say a short circuit may have sparked the fire in the early Friday hours, NDTV reported while quoting sources in the fire department.

4 members of family burnt alive as fire breaks out in 4-storey building
The couple who along with their two minor children died in a massive fire at Kohat Enclave in Delhi. -Photo courtesy NDTV

The report said that all four who have died are of the same family including two minor children, a 3-year-old one and other a 7-year-old one.

The report said that five vehicles that had been parked in the basement of the ill-fated building also got destroyed in the fire. Meanwhile, the area residents of neighbourhood have alleged that the fire broke out in the pump room of the building. They alleged that fire officials were called in immediately but they arrived late.

The local police have started investigating what caused the fire.

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