New Delhi: A major fire broke out at a 22-storey high-rise building opposite Yash Raj Films studio in Mumbai’s Andheri district, forcing as many as 50 to 60 people out of the complex. No casualties were reported.
Four fire tenders, six ambulances, three water tankers, two turntable ladders and a police team arrived at the location to conduct fire dousing and evacuation operations. It was a ‘Level 2’ (minor) blaze which was reported at 12:48 pm, said the officials.
This is not the first time a fire has erupted on Veera Desai area in Mumbai which is infamous for congested traffic and chaos. According to local reports, the fire broke out between the sixth and 12th floor of Peninsula Park building on Veera Desai Road in Andheri, Mumbai.
The fire was confined in the electric duct and was extinguished by 15:35 pm. No one was injured, Chief Fire Officer P S Rahangdale told news agency PTI.