Noida, December 3
A fire broke out in a six-storey building in Greater Noida on Saturday following which 50 people were moved to safety, officials said.
No injuries were reported in the fire that broke out in the basement of the building at Shahberi village of Bisrakh area in Greater Noida (West), a senior official said.
Firefighters led by Chief Fire Officer Pradeep Choubey and local police officials reached the spot to oversee the relief and rescue measures, Joint Commissioner (law and order) Ravi Shankar Chhabi said.
“The teams responded immediately to the emergency call and the fire was soon brought under control. The fire had broken out in the basement and several trapped people were rescued through the staircase,” Chhabi said.
He said the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.