Fire fighting and rescue operations underway. (Photo Credit: ANI)
A fire broke out on Wednesday evening at one of the 15 floors of a residential building in posh Malabar Hill area in south Mumbai, officials said. So far, there is no report of any casualty and eight persons have been rescued.
“Till now eight persons have been rescued from the building at Malabar Hill, where a fire broke out earlier today,” ANI reported.
A civic official said the fire erupted on the fifth floor of the Palma Building located near the famous Hanging Garden, around 7 pm.
Eight fire engines were rushed to the spot, said an official from the Mumbai civic body’s disaster management cell.
A Fire brigade official said the search and rescue operation is going on at the building, a ground plus 15-storey structure.
The fire was escalated to level III in night, the official said. Further details are awaited.
With Agency Inputs