Mumbai: 10 hospitalised, 80 rescued in Mulund building fire

16 March, 2023 | Pragati Singh

mumbai National

The Mumbai Fire Brigade extinguished the fire.

An official said that 80 people were rescued and ten were hospitalised after a fire broke out at a seven-story residential building in Mumbai’s Mulund on Wednesday. On March 15, around 2:55 p.m., the incident occurred at Jagruti society in Mulund West.

“Total of 80 persons were rescued by BMC’s Mumbai Fire Brigade (MFB) from the staircase to the terrace and a few were brought down to the ground floor, out of which 10 persons were found unconscious state at the staircase, they were removed and sent to Agrawal Hospital” said the official statement.

It further said, “The fire was confined to electric wiring, electric installation, electric main cables, all meters, all switches etc. in a common electric meter cabin on the ground floor plus upper seven floored residential building.”

The Mumbai Fire Brigade extinguished the fire.

“Due to fire, the entire staircase was filled with smoke and some residents were trapped in the lobby,” said an official statement.

According to an official, the ten people were taken to a nearby hospital and are now in stable condition.