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Fire breaks out at Mumbai’s Navrang studio, fire officer injured: Reports

The fire broke out at the dilapidated Navrang studio in Todi Mill Compound at Senapari Bapat Marg in Mumbai’s Lower Parel.

mumbai Updated: Jan 19, 2018 09:08 IST
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Firemen at the site of the blaze in Mumbai Lower Parel on Thursday night. (ANI Twitter)

A major fire broke out on the fourth floor of an industrial complex at Lower Parel in central Mumbai shortly after midnight, in which a fire officer was injured, reports said.

Officials told PTI the fire broke out around 1am at a dilapidated Navrang studio -- which was shut years ago -- in Todi Mill Compound at Senapari Bapat Marg.

Eight fire engines, seven tankers and an ambulance were rushed to the spot. The exact reason behind the fire was yet to be ascertained.

The fire broke out at the Navrang studio in lower Parel in Mumbai. (ANI Twitter)

An ANI report said a fire officer was injured in the blaze, which was later brought under control. 

“The studio building is old, unoccupied and precious,” an official told PTI.

“This building has not been functional for nearly 20 years now. The fire broke out in the fourth floor of the building,” ANI quoted deputy chief fire officer R Chaudhary as telling reporters.

Reports said the condition of the building was poor, and it can collapse at any time.

On December 29, a fire broke out in the Kamala Mills Compound in same locality in central Mumbai in which 14 people were killed and more than 21 injured.

First Published: Jan 19, 2018 09:05 IST