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Last Updated : Jul 22, 2019 07:20 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Fire breaks out at MTNL building in Mumbai's Bandra area, rescue operation underway

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.

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Image: ANI
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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.

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Fire fighting operations underway and people trapped in the building are being evacuated.

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.

(This is a developing story. To be updated)

 

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First Published on Jul 22, 2019 06:50 pm
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