Mumbai, July 10: Fire has broken out in a five-storey building in Dadar's Shaitan Chowki area of Mumbai, according to news agency ANI. Five fire tenders are present at the spot and firefighting operations are underway as per latest media reports. Media reports say that the fire broke out at Atlantic building in an Commercial Building near India bulls.
Mumbai has already been battling heavy rains since the past 72 hours and now this incident adds to its woes. Check out the tweet by ANI:
Fire breaks out in a five-storey building in Shaitan Chowki area of Mumbai. 5 fire tenders are present at the spot. Firefighting operations are underway. pic.twitter.com/dMlZ0OGDfI
— ANI (@ANI) July 10, 2018
Earlier, schools and colleges were instructed to be closed as Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde tweeted saying that he has instructed the Deputy Director to ensure that the schools in Thane and Palghar district remain closed as the weather continues to remain erratic and heavy rainfall continues to persist in the area. Mumbai and its surrounding areas have been reeling under heavy rainfall for the past three days. Get Mumbai rains live news and updates here.