An official stated that at least seven people were killed and 15 others were wounded in a big fire that broke out on the 18th floor of a residential building in downtown Mumbai on Saturday morning. According to a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official, the fire started about 7 A.M. in the Kamla building, which is located across from Gandhi Hospital in Gowalia Tank.
"The incident has happened in a 20-story structure. The fire started on the 18th floor. When the fire department and police were alerted, they rushed to the scene. The firefighting operation includes thirteen fire engines and seven water jetties, among other things "He went on to say that it was a class 3 (major) fire. Several people were injured as a result of the incident. According to the official, 15 of them were brought to the adjacent Bhatia Hospital, while four others were transferred to the Nair Hospital.
He further stated that "Doctors at the Nair Hospital reported two of them were brought dead, while the other two are in stable condition and are being treated,”. Twelve of the 15 injured people who were carried to the Bhatia Hospital were admitted to the general ward, according to doctors. Three others are in serious condition and are being treated in the intensive care unit (ICU), according to him. The firefighting and rescue effort, according to the official, is still ongoing. This has come at a time when Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation
(BMC) elections 2022 are around the corner and the opposition gets an issue to slam the ruling.
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