Fire breaks out at Hotel Sahara Star near Mumbai airport (Photo Credit: File)
A fire broke out at the Sahara Star Hotel located near domestic airport in Mumbai on Friday. At least four fire engines rushed to the spot. The fire broke out a kitchen of the hotel.
The incident came a day after a commercial building was partially gutted in a major fire that was brought under control after six hours in suburban Andheri, but no casualty was reported, officials said. The fire broke out in the ground-plus four-storey building located in Rolta Technology Park in the Marol area at around 11.30 am, they said.
Around 5.30 pm, firefighters brought the blaze under control after nearly six hours of efforts, but cooling operation inside the building was underway till late night, they said. No casualty was reported, the officials said.
Though the fire has been contained, cooling operation was still continuing, Mumbai's Chief Fire Officer Prabhat Rahangdale said. The cause of the fire is under investigation, he said. A total of 12 fire engines, three special equipment, several water tankers, along with 100 fire officers and men were pressed in the service to douse the flames, he said.