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Fire in sessions court building in Mumbai

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A fire broke out on the third floor of the sessions building here this morning, an said.

No casualty or injury has been reported so far, he said.

The fire brigade got a call at am about the blaze in the building, located near the campus of the University in South Mumbai, the of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's disaster management unit said.

The fire brigade personnel rushed to the spot, he said.

"Efforts are on to douse the flames," he said.

The cause of fire was not yet known, he said, adding that an investigation will be carried out into the incident.

Further details were awaited.

This is the fifth fire incident in the city in the last 20 days.

Twelve people were killed when a massive fire broke out at a snack shop in Saki Naka-Kurla area here on December 18.

Later, 14 people were killed in a fire at an upscale pub in the Kamala Mills compound on December 29.

On another incident on January 4, four persons, including two children, died and five were seriously injured after an upper floor of a residential building in suburban Marol caught fire.

Besides, a 20-year-old man, who worked for a television serial production unit, was killed in a fire at Vista film studio in suburban Kanjurmarg on January 6.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 09:25 IST
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