New Delhi, Jan 13: A fire broke out at the ceremonial lounge of Domestic Terminal 1A of the Mumbai Airport in Santacruz on Saturday. Several fire engines and three water jets were pressed into service to douse the flames. People were safely evacuated from the spot and no casualties were reported in the incident so far. Flight operations have also not been affected. Also Read - Fire Breaks Out in Mumbai Godown, 5,427 Fire Incidents in City in 2019
“Fire is at Terminal 1 A which is not operational yet. The conference room is located at the end corner of T1A and no operations or services will get affected. There was no meeting or any function going on when fire broke,” said airport spokesperson Veena Pillai. Also Read - Fire Breaks Out at Marathon Futurex Building, Lower Parel
The exact reason behind the incident is yet to be ascertained. Mumbai International Airport Limited released a statement and confirmed that every thing is under control.
“The ceremonial lounge is away from the terminal building. Operations have not been affected. The fire has been doused. Every thing is under control,”the statement read.
More details in the incident awaited.