New Delhi: A 47-year-old security guard suffered critical burn injuries in a fire in a plastic factory in south Delhi on Friday, Delhi Fire Service (DFS) said.
The incident was reported around 7.45 a.m. from Naraina industrial area.
A fire service official said 12 fire tenders took around one and a half hours to douse the flames.
Security guard Jitender Kumar from Bihar suffered burn injuries while he was cooking food on the ground floor of the three-storey factory.
"Jitender Kumar was rushed to Safdarjung Hospital with 70 percent burn injuries," the official said.