Fire breaks out in MTNL building in Mumbai; 100 people feared trapped


Mumbai: A massive fire broke out in Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) building in Bandra at around 3 pm on Monday. Officials said that at least 100 people are feared trapped on rooftop of the building.

According to the reports, Fourteen fire engines and other equipment, including a robot van and an ambulance, is engaged in firefighting. There is no information on any injuries or casualties. The department has declared it a Level 4 fire.

As it is a working day, many persons, mostly MTNL employees, were present inside the building. What led to the fire is still unclear. Fire is confined on the third and fourth floor of the ground plus nine-floor building.


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