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Mumbai: Fire in high rise building, five injured Mumbai Building Fire
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Mumbai: Fire in high rise building, five injured

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 26 Mar 2023, 07:08 pm

Mumbai: Five people sustained burn injuries and suffocated during an incident of a fire that ripped through the 4th floor of a 14-storied MHADA building, the BMC Disaster Control said here on Sunday.

The incident was reported from the Building No. P-2 of MHADA Complex in Kanjurmarg, around 9.15 am.

The fire broke out in the ground floor meter box room and the wiring, installations on the 4th floor and electricity ducts leading to the upper floors.

The Fire Brigade rushed three fire-tenders to battle the conflagration which was extinguished in around 45 minutes.

Five building residents suffered injuries and were rushed to the Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Hospital where their condition is described as 'stable'.

Those admitted are: Vimal Jalinder Sakte, 74, Alka Sakte, 40, Natasha Sakte, 13, Anjali Mavlankar, 60 and Karuna Ubale 65.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

(With UNI inputs)