More than 60 people have been rescued while 30-35 still trapped on the terrace of the building. One fireman has been admitted to a hospital after he experienced suffocation.
A major fire broke out in a building in Mumbai's Bandra West area on July 22.
The incident was reported at 3.11 pm and as many as 14 fire engines were on the spot. News reports suggest that at least 100 people were trapped on the building's terrace. The level 4first reportedly broke out on the third-fourth floor. The number of injuries, if any, was immediately unclear.
The building houses the state-run telecom company MTNL (Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited). The location is close to the Bandra fire station.
Mumbai: Fire fighting operations underway in Bandra where a level 4 fire has broken out in MTNL (Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited) building. 14 fire tenders are present. People trapped in the building are being evacuated, approximately 100 people are reportedly trapped. pic.twitter.com/d1satP1byT
— ANI (@ANI) July 22, 2019
The Chief Fire Officer of Mumbai Fire Brigade told news agency ANI that more than 60 people have been rescued while 30-35 still trapped on the terrace of the building. One fireman has been admitted to a hospital after he experienced suffocation.
The rescue operation is still underway.
Mumbai Fire Brigade is taking the help of the newly introduced robot to douse the fire at the MTNL (Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited) building in Bandra. pic.twitter.com/94DdzWdgz4— ANI (@ANI) July 22, 2019
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