Fire at five- storey residential building in Mumbai; 9 people rescued, no casualty reported
Oct. 13, 2019
The fire brigade received a call about the blaze in 'Aditya Arcade' building around 6 am following which it rushed to the spot along with police and ambulances to douse the flame.
Mumbai : At least nine people were rescued from a five- storey residential building in Mumbai after a major fire broke out in Grant Road area on Sunday.
Nearly 10 people managed to rush out of the premises on their own. There is no reports of any casualty so far.
The fire brigade team along with police and ambulances rushed to the spot after they received a call about the blaze in 'Aditya Arcade' building around 6 am.
According to the fire brigade official, the blaze engulfed the ground and first floors of the building.
"It was a level-3 fire. We rescued nearly nine people. No casualty has been reported so far," a fire official was quoted as saying by new agency PTI.
Of the nine rescued, two were stranded on the second floor and were brought out with the help of an Angus ladder, while four persons were rescued from the building's terrace and three from its third floor, the official said.
The fire has been doused and the situation is under control, the official said. Cooling operation by the fire brigade is underway.
"The fire has been brought under control," he said, adding the cause of the blaze was yet to be ascertained.