The first distress call was received at 9:16 am. (Photo Credit: News Nation)
A massive fire broke out in Kamathipura area of central Mumbai on Monday. Four fire tenders were rushed to the spot. According to officials, it was a level three fire. Eight persons were injured in the fire. The rescue operation is still underway. No one is trapped in the commercial building, latest reports say. The fire broke out in crowded China building of Nagpada area in Kamathipura. 11 water tankers have been deployed to douse the fire. The first distress call was received at 9:16 am. Those injured have been taken to one Nair Hospital in the vicinity, media reports said. "The fire was confined to electric wiring, electric installations, household articles, a leather godown on first floor and a cloth godown on ground floor of the commercial structure spread in an area about 2,500 sq ft," chief fire officer PS Rahangdale was quoted as saying by PTI.