A fire broke out in a 15-storey building in Worli area of central Mumbai in the wee hours of Wednesday, officials said. Nobody was injured in the incident and 10 persons trapped inside the building were rescued, they said.
"The fire erupted on the tenth floor of Sterling Seaface Apartment on Dr Annie Besant Road around 12.30 am," a civic official said.
Fire tenders were rushed to the spot immediately and the blaze was brought under control after over three hours around 3.44 am, he said.
A Fire Brigade official said, "During the fire fighting operation, 10 people trapped inside the building were rescued safely. Nobody was injured in the incident."
Soon after the fire broke out, Maharashtra cabinet minister Aaditya Thackeray visited Sterling Seaface Apartment and inspected the site. Taking to Twitter, Aaditya Thackeray wrote: "I visited Sterling Seaface Apartment and inspected the site, where the fire broke out. Fire Brigade rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control in a very short time."
वरळी येथील स्टर्लिंग इमारतीमधील एका फ्लॅटमध्ये आग लागली होती, तेथे भेट देऊन संबंधित ठिकाणाची पाहणी केली. मुंबई फायर ब्रिगेडच्या टीमने तातडीने घटनास्थळी पोहोचून अत्यंत कमी वेळेत परिस्थिती नियंत्रणात आणली. pic.twitter.com/MztsjeaTxD— Aaditya Thackeray (@AUThackeray) August 25, 2020