Mumbai, July 22: A level 4 fire broke out at MTNL Building in Mumbai’s Bandra-Kurla Complex area on Monday. Around 60 people were rescued so far. Meanwhile, around 70 are still reported to be trapped in the blaze. The incident took place at around 3:10 pm. As soon as the incident was reported, police and fire brigade rushed to the spot. Mumbai: 6 Luxury Cars, Including Porsche & Mercedes, Gutted in Fire Near Mahalakshmi Railway Station.
According to reports, the fire erupted on the second floor of the nine-storey building. No casualties were reported in the incident so far. Rescue operations are underway. However, the exact cause of the fire is still not known. Mumbai Fire Brigade is also taking the help of the newly introduced robot to douse the fire at the MTNL building. One fireman was also admitted to a hospital after he experienced suffocation.
Mumbai: A level 4 fire has broken out in MTNL Building in Bandra, 14 fire tenders are present at the spot. Fire fighting operations are underway. More details awaited. pic.twitter.com/e7NRsYH7O3
— ANI (@ANI) July 22, 2019
In April this year, a massive fire had broken out in in a three-storey building at Dadar Police Station Compound. In the fire a 10-year-old girl lost her life. In a similar incident on April 30, a fire broke out at a residential building in Navi Mumbai. The blaze erupted at a flat on the top floor of the building.