Added on : 2022-01-22 11:37:35
At least seven persons were killed and 15 others were injured, three of them seriously, in a major fire that broke out on the 18th floor of a residential building in the Tardeo area of central Mumbai on Saturday morning. The blaze erupted around 7 am in the Kamala building located opposite Gandhi Hospital at Gowalia Tank, the official of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.
"It is a ground plus 20-storey building. The fire broke out on its 18th floor. On being alerted, the fire brigade personnel and police rushed the spot. Thirteen fire engines, seven water jetties, among others, are involved in the firefighting operation," he said, adding that it was tagged as a level-3 (major) fire.