Mumbai, Mar 14: A major fire broke out in a call centre in Mumbai on Wednesday evening. Three fire tenders and water tankers are on the spot and carrying out fire fighting operations. The incident has been reported from New Link Road in Dahisar (West) area. The cause of fire has not been ascertained as of yet. No casualties have been reported.
Meanwhile, more details are awaited.
Earlier in the day, seven people were injured and some of them also suffered from suffocation when a fire broke out in a 16-storey residential building in suburban Kanjurmarg. The flames were brought under control by 9.37 am.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s disaster control cell got an information about the fire on the ground floor in C-wing of the Royal Park building in Kanjurmarg at 8.07 am.
A few residents were trapped in the building for some time but they were later rescued by the firemen.
Seven people suffered from injuries and suffocation. They were admitted to nearby hospitals where their condition was reported to be stable.
A short-circuit in the power meter box on the ground floor was suspected to have caused the fire. The exact cause of the fire would be known after an investigation into the incident, an official said.