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7 dead, 39 injured after fire breaks out in Mumbai


At least 7 people were killed and 39 injured after a fire broke out in Mumbai’s Goregaon storey building in the wee hours of Friday, officials said.

According to fire bridge sources, 46 people were rescued from the blaze that erupted around 3 am at Jay Bhavani building, on MG Road, near Azad Maidan. It was a level 2 fire.

Rescued people were immediately rushed to different hospitals, informed BMC. Till now, out of a total of 46 people injured in the fire, 7 of them have lost their lives and 39 are under treatment in HBT and Cooper Hospital, said Mumbai Police.

According to the fire bridge sources, the fire was confined to shops, scrap materials, parked two-wheeler & four-wheeler vehicles, meter cabin, rags, plywood and other materials.

Fire department undertook an extensive operation using six hose lines of 8 motor pumps in order to douse off the fire.

They were finally successful as the fire was completely extinguished at around 6:54 am in the morning.

Cause of fire is under probe.

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