A fire broke out in a residential building near Dreamland Cinema in Mumbai's Charni road on Sunday morning. According to reports, the blaze was categorised as a 'level 3 fire'. Footage from the spot showed black smoke emanating from the residential building. The fire brigade got a call about the blaze in 'Aditya Arcade' building at around 6 am following which its team along with local police and ambulances rushed to the spot.
While eight to 10 people managed to rush out of the premises on their own, nine were rescued by the fire brigade, he said.
Mumbai: Rescue operations underway after level-3 fire breaks out at a residential building near Dreamland Cinema, Charni road. Fire tenders rushed to the spot. All trapped people have been rescued. https://t.co/nOgMafLcdF pic.twitter.com/dm1Gurds5z— ANI (@ANI) October 13, 2019
Of the nine rescued, two stranded on the second floor were brought out with the help of an Angus ladder, he said. Besides, four persons were rescued from the building's terrace and three from its third floor, the official said.
"The fire has been brought under control," he said, adding the cause of the blaze was yet to be ascertained.
With PTI Inputs