Retired IPS Dies Of Suffocation As Fire Breaks Out In Lucknow’s Indiranagar Residence

Retired IPS Dies Of Suffocation As Fire Breaks Out In Lucknow’s Indiranagar Residence

Lucknow, Oct 23 (TNA) A fire broke out in the house of retired IPS officer DC Pandey in Sector 18 of Indiranagar at around 10.15 pm on Saturday night. Pandey, his wife Aruna Pandey and Divyang son Shashank Pandey were trapped in the fire.

The fire brigade and police team reached the mishap scene on receiving the information and took out the family. DC Pandey was taken to Lohia Institute, where he died during treatment while wife and son were referred from Lohia Institute to Trauma Center.

According to Inspector-in-Charge Ghazipur Manoj Kumar Mishra, the fire broke out in the room next to the first floor due to a short circuit in the AC. The family was in the back rooms of the first floor. The family could not get out as there was a fire on the way out.

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