WION Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Oct 18, 2016, 04.06 AM
At least two people are dead and 11 injured after a fire broke out in a high-rise building in India's western city of Mumbai on Tuesday morning.
The two people were immediately taken to the hospital but were declared dead on arrival.
The fire took place on the 20th floor of Maker Tower at Cuffe Parade in South Mumbai. The flat belongs to prominent businessman Shekhar Bajaj, who is the managing director of Bajaj Electricals, ANI reported.
Chief fire officer P.S Rahangdale said "We have rescued around 11 people, while the fire stretched to the servant quarter and two of them have been brutally scorched. The situation is under control now and are investigating the reason for fire," ANI reported.
In the Bajaj family flat, some family members & domestic help were stuck. All have been rescued without injury: Mumbai Fire Brigade pic.twitter.com/7jH7nk7yHo