MUMBAI: As many as eight fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the fire that broke out in the Metro House building in Mumbai’s Colaba on Thursday.
Deputy Commissioner, Mumbai Police, Manoj Sharma said the fire brigade department had so far rescued two people.
“The whole building is on fire. We don’t know what exactly happened. I wasn’t inside. I came back from market and saw this. I have my goods inside,” said a resident of the building.
Meanwhile, attempt is being made by the firemen to put out the flames.
Metro house fire: Four fire tenders from Naval Dockyard (Mumbai)have joined fire brigade to douse the flames— ANI (@ANI_news) June 2, 2016
- Reports also mention that the nearby building have also been vacated as a precautionary measure.
- TV reports state that the multi-storey building house Cafe Mondegar and a McDonald's outlet.
- The fire fighters have already rescued two people from the building.
We have rescued two people from the fire: DCP Manoj Sharma,Mumbai Police on Metro House fire pic.twitter.com/1aIWKSolPJ— ANI (@ANI_news) June 2, 2016
Mumbai: Fire breaks out in Metro House building in Colaba. Firemen douse the flames pic.twitter.com/8BIPr3JnaS— ANI (@ANI_news) June 2, 2016
- No casualties have been reported so far.
(With inputs from ANI)