#WATCH Delhi: Fire that broke out a factory in Peeragarhi, early morning today, not yet doused. Firefighting operations underway. More than 12 people have been injured due to the fire. pic.twitter.com/UrOsGqF5Ua
The firefighter who lost his life was identified as 27-year-old Amit Balyan. He was posted at Kirti Nagar branch.
Confirming his death, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted, "Our firemen save other people's lives by putting their lives under extremely risk in difficult circumstances. May his soul rest in peace."
Separately, Delhi Home Minister Satyendar Jain visited the spot and ordered a magisterial inquiry.