Over 22,700 fire incidents reported in Delhi in 2012

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Compared to 2011, Delhi witnessed 259 more fire calls in 2012 with 22,786 incidents, said Delhi Fire Service (DFS) Saturday.

A fire service official said that the department received a total of 22,786 calls in the last fiscal compared to 22,441 in 2011-12 and 22,187 in 2010-11.

In 2008-09, the figure was 16,452 while it rose sharply to 21,314 in 2010-11.

“Out of 22,786 fire incidents, nine were medium in nature and two serious,” said DFS chief A.K. Sharma.

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