New Delhi: Four children were among five people who died due to suffocation as a fire broke out early Monday morning at a factory here.

The fire broke out at a factory in Begampur, west Delhi.

“Five people died due to suffocation, as fire broke out in a factory that made paper plates,” said a fire official.

Shravan Kumar, 17, Niranjan, 5, Nilesh, 11, Nitin, 26, and Shivam 15, died in the fire.

The fire was reported at 3.14 a.m. and eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot.