Dozens dead after factory fire in Delhi Dozens dead after factory fire in DelhiFactory fire in India killed at least 43 people Sunday investigators say the fire in New Delhi was caused by an electrical short-circuit. Pratiksha ghildiyal with our partners at the BBC has more details. The fire broke out on the junk flossers multi-story Factory in the early hours of the morning and then quickly spread to other levels. Rescue Services said dozens of workers were sleeping inside the building at the time lagwagon about 50 people from being able to see some of them, but I haven’t been able to spot them all behind me as to not allowed to be accessed by fire engines. As a result, firefighters had to fight The Blaze from a distance of about a hundred meters describe the fire as extremely good effect and expressed his condolences to the families of the victims. Those who survived the breeze, I know being treated incident hospitals. It was a challenge because it was congested and secondly, because there was lots of smoke plastic burnt inside it was difficult to carry out. The rescue illegal construction is rampant. An inquiry has now been launched into the incident BBC News Deli. Delhi officials said factory workers were sleeping when a fire tore through a six-story building, killing at least 43. Pratiksha Ghildial of BBC News reports.