Fire breaks out in 60-storey Mumbai residential building

Fire on 19th floor of a residential building In South Mumbai. Photo: Internet

A fire broke out in a 60-storey residential building in central Mumbai on Friday.

The fire erupted in the Avighna Park building on Currey Road, the official said. Eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot, a Fire brigade official said.

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According to a media report, a level-4 fire broke out on the nineteenth floor of the One Avighna Park Society. Visuals showed a man falling from that floor. A senior official of KEM Hospital said that the man identified as Arun Tiwari (30) was brought to the hospital at around 12.45 pm and declared brought dead.

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There are no reports of any casualty so far, he said, adding search and rescue operations are underway.

(With inputs from Agencies)

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