1.5K Died In Fires, Accidents In 5 Yrs; DFS Dealt With 1.5L Calls
Millennium Post Delhi|April 14, 2021
As stop-gap, 500 firefighters outsourced by Delhi Fire Services in a first
Abhay Singh

NEW DELHI: More than 1,500 people have died in the Capital in the last five years in various accidents, starting from major fires and road accidents to drowning and sewer cleaning operations, according to the latest data on such deaths compiled by the Delhi Fire Services.

As per data shared by the fire department, during 20162017, as many as 277 people died whereas during 2017-18 about 318 people had died, during 2018-19, 297 people died, during 2019-20, about 308 people died and during 2020-21, as many as 346 people died in such varied accidents.

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