Midnight Blaze in Mumbai: Residents Feared Stranded

A major fire erupted in a high-rise in south Mumbai's Byculla area, leaving several people feared stranded. The blaze, which started around midnight on the 10th floor, has filled the entire floor with smoke. Rescue operations are currently underway, with several fire tenders on site.

PTI | Mumbai | Updated: 02-06-2024 01:27 IST | Created: 02-06-2024 01:27 IST
Midnight Blaze in Mumbai: Residents Feared Stranded
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In the heart of south Mumbai, a major fire broke out around midnight in a high-rise located in Byculla, causing several residents to be feared stranded, according to a civic official.

Preliminary information suggests that the blaze began in a flat on the 10th floor of the Monte South building's A wing at the Khatao Mill Compound at approximately 11:42 pm. So far, no injuries have been reported.

Smoke has engulfed the entire 10th floor, and rescue operations are in full swing with at least eight fire tenders and additional fire brigade vehicles at the site. Mumbai Fire Brigade, Mumbai Police, and other emergency services are actively involved. The cause of the fire remains unknown, with further details awaited.

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