A massive fire engulfed the twin apartments of actress and Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Moon Moon Sen in Mumbai early on Sunday morning.
The incident took place at around 2am in the morning. Several fire tenders were deployed at the spot to douse out the flames.The actress was in one of the apartments along with her daughter Riya Sen at the time of the fire breaking out. The fire department has confirmed that both are unhurt.
Divisional fire officer Abhay Kale said the fire has been brought under control with the help of two high pressure water jets.
Our control room received a call at around 1:45am. Our first arriving officer told us that the fire was on the sixth floor of the apartment. We brought the fire under control by using two water jets.
However, Riya said the fire engines took an hour to arrive and expressed outrage. "Our buildings on fire ! We've lost two of our flats! And the fire engine took an hour to arrive! Shame on this country!", she tweeted.
Our buildings on fire ! We've lost two of our flats ! And the fire engine took an hour to arrive ! Shame on this country !— Riya Sen (@riyasen_) April 11, 2015
The exact cause of the incident is yet to be ascertained.
(With inputs from ANI)