According to the Disaster Management Unit of Thane, the building collapsed around 9 a.m., in KG Nagar, Navi Basti.
Eight to ten people are suspected to be trapped at the site of fire and building collapse, police said.
The crew members of the TNSTC were sleeping in the building, constructed in 1952, when the collapse happened around 3.30 am, killing them on the spot, police said.
At least seven persons were killed and some others feared trapped when a two-storeyed building collapsed due to a suspected LPG cylinder blast in Bengaluru.
A five-storey building collapsed near JJ Junction in Pakmodia street of south Mumbai’s Bhendi Bazar