Mumbai: A major fire broke out on the seventh floor of a building in Maharashtra’s Goregaon. Three fire tenders are present at the spot. The incident was reported on Thursday midnight. Also Read - Sharad Pawar Warns Centre To Take Back Farm Laws As Massive Crowd Turns Up in Mumbai's Farmers Rally
The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. Also Read - Thousands of Maharashtra Farmers Reach Mumbai to Protest Agri Laws, to Hold Rally at Azad Maidan Today
In a similar case on October 25, two people died after a fire broke out at a slum in Pune’s Dalvinagar. No injuries were reported in the incident. Furthermore, five huts were gutted in the fire. Also Read - Delhi: Major Fire Breaks Out at Automobile Service Centre in Uttam Nagar
In an earlier incident, a major fire broke out in Malad West’s Somwari Bazar in Mumbai. At least eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the fire. The cause of the fire was not immediately ascertained and there were no reports of any casualty. It is not known when and where the fire broke out at the Somwari Bazar. The visuals showed thick smoke billowing out the area where the fire erupted.
On August 22, two persons were killed and 14 others injured as a fire broke out on the 12th floor of a posh high-rise residential building in Dadar. Dozens of people were rescued from different floors of the 17-storey Crystal Tower building near Hindmata Cinema. Sixteen people suffered from suffocation due to the smoke. They were rushed to the nearby KEM Hospital, where two of them were declared brought dead, the city civic body said in a statement.