International Development News
Development News Edition
Give Feedback


PTI Mumbai
Updated: 13-11-2018 22:33 IST

Fire broke out in a residential

high-rise on Veera Desai road in suburban Andheri Tuesday

evening, an official of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation


While fire brigade personnel rescued three persons,

another person was missing and the efforts to douse the flames

were underway, said an official of the Disaster Management

Cell of the BMC.

The blaze started at 8.21 pm on the fifth and sixth

floor of the 21-storey building, he said.

As a precaution, people living on the fourth and

seventh floors were evacuated, he said.

Five fire engines and four jumbo water tankers have

been pressed into service and the fire is now under control,

he added.

Cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)