Mumbai Fire Live Updates: Mumbai: Massive fire breaks out at 20-story Kamala building in Tardeo, 7 dead, 15 injured – Archyde

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Mumbai: Massive fire breaks out at 20-storey Kamala building in Tardeo, 2 injured

highlights

  • Massive eruption on the 18th floor of a residential building in the Tardeo district of central Mumbai
  • The fire broke out around 7:30 a.m. Saturday morning
  • Fire broke out in the Kamla building opposite Gandhi Hospital in Gowalia Tank

Mumbai Fire Updates: At least 7 dead and 15 injured were left after a massive outbreak erupted on the 18th floor of an apartment building in central Mumbai’s Tardeo district on Saturday morning. The fire broke out around 7.30am in the Kamla building opposite Gandhi Hospital in Gowalia Tank.

According to reports, 19 people have been rescued so far. 4 injured were taken to BYL Nair Hospital and 15 to Bhatia Hospital. 2 of 4 were pronounced dead at Nair. While 12 injured people were admitted to general ward of Bhatia hospital and 3 seriously injured people were admitted to intensive care unit.

“Doctors at Nair Hospital said two of them were brought dead, while the remaining two are in stable condition and being treated,” a BM official said.

Bhatia Hospital doctors said of the 15 injured who were taken there, 12 were admitted to the general ward. Three others are in critical condition and are being treated in the intensive care unit (ICU), he added.

According to the fire department, the fire was declared at 8:10 a.m. at level 3. 13 fire engines were deployed. Officials said the fire was out and under control.

“It is a ground floor plus 20 storey building. The fire broke out on the 18th floor. After the alarm was raised, firefighters and police rushed to the scene. The blaze involved thirteen fire engines, seven water bridges, among others, fighting fires,” said the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official.

BMC Mayor Kishori Pednekar, who was present at the scene, told media that no one else was stuck in the building.

“Six old people needed an oxygen supply system and were taken to the hospital. The fire flame is under control but the smoke is huge. All people were saved,” said Mayor of Mumbai Kishori Pednekar.

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