- Non-compliance of fire safety regulation and design.
- Poor working condition of smoke / fire detection and fire Fighting equipment.
- Lack of awareness on the fire handling situations and equipment.
- Not having proper mechanical ventilation system (smoke extract system).
- Psychological effect.
Resulting to, “Seventeen people, (many of them sleeping guests), were killed in a fire at a hotel in central Delhi’s congested Karol Bagh area early Tuesday morning. Some of the victims were charred to death and others suffocated in the poisonous fumes. A woman and a child were killed when they jumped off the fifth floor to escape the blaze”.