Major fire in Mumbai building; many feared trapped: Officials

The blaze erupted on the seventh and the eighth floors of the 13-storey Labh Shrivali building located in Vile Parle in Mumbai. Photo: ANI Twitter.

A major fire broke out in a residential building in suburban Vile Parle in Mumbai on Sunday (December 23) night trapping many people inside, Fire officials said, with a preliminary assessment of the situation.

There is no report of any casualties so far.

The blaze erupted on the seventh and the eighth floors of the 13-storey Labh Shrivali building located in Vile Parle (W) at around 7.10 pm, a Fire official said, adding that it
was a level 3 fire.

He said at least 8-10 fire engines have reached the spot along with water tankers. “Many people are feared trapped inside the building. Rescue operations are underway,” he added.

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