In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank. Comprehension: One fireman died while 14 others had a narrow escape when a part of the factory-cum-outlet of a well-known battery (1)______ firm where they were battling a major (2)______ collapsed following a series of sudden explosions in west Delhi. The brave fireman who had joined the department last year and got married (3)______, was buried under a pile of debris following explosions which were (4)______ by a compressor burst. The fireman died due to (5)______ bleeding and smoke inhalation. It took firemen five hours to pull his body out of the debris.
Select the most appropriate option for blank number 1.