Fire in sweet shop
A fire broke out in Rajkishore Sweet House located in Kahu Kothi area of Collectorganj police station area at around 2:30 pm on Friday night. The workers present in the shop and factory got caught in the fire. 5-6 people struggled to get out while two died due to burns. One employee was seriously injured. The fire brigade personnel who reached the information were able to control the fire after a struggle of about 3 hours. Police and fire brigade personnel have admitted the injured to the halt.
Two employees were burnt alive after being trapped in the fire, one serious
According to DCP East Pramod Kumar, there is Raj Sweet House on the ground floor of a building located in Kahu Kothi. There is a sweet factory on the first floor. The workers who work in the sweet house in the factory stay at night. Even on Friday night, 8-10 workers were sleeping in the factory itself. Then the fire broke out around 2:30.
Why did Shyamnath Kashyap (22), a resident of Hardoi, Sunny Prajapati (23), a resident of Basti, died in the accident, while Mohit, a resident of Chakeri, suffered serious burns. DCP East Pramod Kumar said that more than half a dozen people were present in the factory at the time of the accident.
Employees kept screaming, no one could go to save them, died in agony in front of their eyes
Most of the people had left after the fire. But three people got trapped in the fire. Screaming to save. But no one could be saved because of the fire. The fire brigade also arrived late and two died. Both the bodies have been sent to the mortuary for post-mortem. The injured are undergoing treatment.
Investigation is on to find out what caused the fire. It is also being seen whether the factory was running according to the rules or illegally. Action will be taken on the basis of the facts that come to light.
Woman dies after burning in Lucknow
In Lucknow too, a woman has died due to a fire in her house. The family members allege that the miscreants have set fire to the woman’s house. Police reached the spot and sent the body for post-mortem. The case is of Keshav Nagar of Madianv area.