Mumbai: Fire breaks out in multi-storey building
A fire broke out on the thirteenth floor of a building in Lokhandwala in Mumbai, early on Thursday morning.mumbai Updated: Apr 14, 2016 11:03 IST
A fire broke out on the thirteenth floor of a residential complex in Lokhandwala in Mumbai, early on Thursday morning.
Reports said fire tenders were rushed to the Raheja Classique building, including four fire engines and three water tankers. By 8 am, authorities were able to bring the blaze under control.
It remains unclear if any occupants were trapped in the building. So far, there are no reports of any casualties.
Fire brigade officials said that the fire, which raged on the higher levels of the building, spread due to strong winds.
#UPDATE Fire in Mumbai's Lokhandwala area, reportedly at 13th floor of Raheja Classique building under control now.— ANI (@ANI_news) April 14, 2016
The fire mishap follows the major blaze in Bhiwandi, a Mumbai suburb, two days ago. On April 12, a powerloom in Bhiwandi town caught fire, trapping dozens of people for several hours.
An FIR was lodged in the case against three owners of the building for negligence and endangering the safety of others.
(With inputs from ANI)
First Published: Apr 14, 2016 08:37 IST