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4 children charred to death as fire breaks out in UP home

Written by  Shgun S -- March 24th 2024 06:56 PM
4 children charred to death as fire breaks out in UP home

4 children charred to death as fire breaks out in UP home

PTC News Desk: A fire broke out in a house in the Pallavpuram area of Meerut. Four children were killed in the fire which was caused due to a short circuit.

"On the evening of March 23, around 4:40 PM, we received information about a fire breaking out in a house in Janata Colony of Modipuram under the Pallavpuram police station area. Upon receiving the information, the fire service and police teams immediately reached the scene," said circle officer of Daurala - Shichita Singh.

Following a quick response from fire and police teams, it was determined that the fire was caused by a short circuit within the residence.

"Upon arrival, it was found that the fire broke out due to a short circuit," Shichita Singh stated.

The fire affected a husband and wife, as well as their four children.

The husband and wife were identified as Johnny and Babita.

"The short circuit affected a husband, wife, and four children, all of whom were taken to the hospital for emergency care. The four children had 70% burn injuries, so they were referred to the medical college," Shichita Singh explained.

Despite the efforts of medical professionals, all four children died from their injuries while being treated at the medical college.

"During treatment, doctors at the medical college informed the woman that all four children had died as a result of severe burns, and she was referred to Safdarjung Hospital for further treatment, where she is still receiving treatment. Johnny has been treated and is now in stable condition, out of danger," Shichita Singh stated.

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