Mumbai: A fire broke out in Trident Hotel at Nariman Point in Mumbai on Wednesday night. Firefighting engines have been pressed into service. No casualties have been reported as of now.Also Read - Ganesh Visarjan 2021: 500 Home Guards, 275 Constables Deployed in Mumbai; BMC Issues Guidelines
The cause of the fire is not known yet. Also Read - BMC's Latest Sero-Survey Report Finds Over 86% of Mumbai's Population Have COVID-19 Antibodies
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Earlier this evening, a fire broke out at ESIC Kamgar Hospital in Mumbai‘s Andheri which was doused off later. Two days back, fire at the same hospital left at least eight dead including a two-month-old baby.
A total of 176 persons, including three firemen, had to be treated in city hospitals as per a report from the Disaster Management Unit of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
According to reports, the fire was caused by a suspected short-circuit and was first noticed on the upper floors of the five-storied building with a glass facade in the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) area — the industrial hub in the north-western suburb — around 4.15 PM on December 17.