A fire broke out in a house in Delhi’s Paharganj on Wednesday morning. Cops were quick to reach the spot to rescue the people trapped inside the house, engulfed in the raging fire.
The incident, according to news agency ANI, took place at around 6 am on Wednesday morning. The agency reported, “Delhi Police team reached the spot immediately and rescued the people trapped inside.”
Meanwhile, jawans of Delhi Police are being hailed for their heroic efforts after a video of their rescue operation went viral on social media platforms. In the video, Delhi Police jawans are seen heroically rescuing a trapped woman.
Fire broke out at a house in Paharganj.Police came to the rescue of a couple stranded on 2nd floor. 1st saved the life of lady who was hanging frm the grill of balcony.The staff then entered thru the balcony & made a human chain to reach the chajja of 2ndfloor & rescued husband pic.twitter.com/Xr5xEQeTnT
— Nitisha (@Nitisha_Kashyap) August 22, 2018
Twitter users have been praising the cops involved in the rescue operation. One wrote, “They do what they pledge “with you, for you, always” and “शांति, सेवा, न्याय” Hats off to these @DelhiPolice men for saving life of a woman who was trapped in a building in central Delhi’s Paharganj that caught fire today morning.”
Another user, identified as Zafar Abbas, wrote, “On the occasion of #EidulAdha Salute to the @DelhiPolice men who rescued a lady caught up in fire in Central Delhi’s Paharganj. See how they hung up in spiderman style to rescue her on the wall… She was finally saved by the daring policemen along wd her husband.”
Many other users also urged the Delhi Police to consider their names for the bravery awards.
Some reports said that before the cops arrived at the spot, one person had already jumped off the building to escape the fire. The person has been sent to the hospital for treatment.