Deepika Padukone's apartment building catches fire, actress assures she is safe

Deepika Padukone Photograph:( AFP )

WION Web Team Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Jun 13, 2018, 05.47 PM (IST)

A fire broke out on the 33rd floor of Prabhadevi's Beaumonde Towers on Wednesday afternoon. The building also has Bollywood star Deepika Padukone's residence. 

According to officials, the fire was seen around 2.10 pm on the uppermost floors of the building. In no time, thick black clouds of smoke were billowing out. No casualties were reported and at least 90 residents were evacuated safely. 

Deepika took to Twitter to assure fans that she was safe. " I am safe.Thank You everyone.Let us pray for our firefighters who are at site risking their lives...(Sic)" 

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More than a dozen fire-tenders battled the blaze.

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Deepika stays on the 26th floor of the building which caught fire. She was away for an ad shoot. Her staff members were among those who were evacuated.