Massive fire breaks out in Mumbai's Tirupati residential apartment

| Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 19:00
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Mumbai Fire

Mumbai: Fire broke out at Tirupati Apartments near Mahalaxmi temple area in Mumbai. One person has been reported to be injured in the mishap. 8 fire tenders were rushed to the spot immediately. 
In the 14 floor Tirupati Apartment, the 4th and 5th floor caught fire but the cause of the fire still remains unknown. Fire-fighters are still struggling with the fire and trying their level best to control it.
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As the fire-fighters are engaged with fire in the residential apartment, they are also carrying out rescue missions; the traffic has been diverted in the mean while. One person who was injured in the accident was rushed to the hospital. 
The fire engineers are closely checking that no other person is trapped inside the building. When the fire broke out, it was put on grade 1 of the fire scale, but suddenly the fire increased and it was switched to grade 2 of the fire scale.
Then, 8 fire engines and 4 water tanks were immediately rushed to the spot.          

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