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Cracks in Thane building, 300 people evacuated

Press Trust of India  |  Thane (Maha) 

A four-storey building here in developed cracks following which nearly 300 people residing in it were evacuated, an said Tuesday.

The Thane Municipal Corporation's emergency control room got a call Monday night that a pillar on the second floor of the building located in Uthalsar area developed cracks, the civic body's Santosh Kadam said.

Personnel of the civic body and fire brigade rushed to the site and evacuated around 300 people of 57 families living in the nearly 35-year-old residential structure, he said.

The building has been sealed and the families have been temporarily relocated to vacant flats at a housing complex in the city's Bhayander Pada area, Kadam said.

said the building was constructed in 1983.

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 10:50 IST