In the massive blaze in the 20 Storeyed High Rise Kamla Building in Tardeo, earlier reports revealed 2 deaths, but now the death toll has risen to 7 with 15 injured against 2 reported earlier.
A massive fire broke out on 18th Floor at Kamla building located opposite Gandhi Hospital at Gowalia Tank, near Tardeo early Saturday morning.
Two persons were died in the fire and several critically injured.
Reportedly the high rise is a ground plus 20-storey building. . The fire brigade personnel and police rushed to the spot after being alerted. Thirteen fire engines, seven water jetties, among others, were engaged to in the firefighting operation to douse the fire. The Fire Brigade Team tagged it as a level-3 major fire.
The injured persons in the were rushed to Bhatia Hospital.
As per reports the firefighting and rescue operation is still in progress.
According to Mumbai Mayor Kishore pednekar who reached on the spot said, ” 15 people have been rescued and admitted to Bhatia Hospital now the situation is under control , our Fire brigade teal still doing rescue operation.”
Short circuit may be main cause she informed to Media.