Fire at Mukesh Ambani's Antilia building in south Mumbai; 3 fire engines on spot, no injuries

Mumbai: A fire broke out in industrialist Mukesh Ambani's Antilia building, one of the most expensive residential properties in the world, on Monday night, police and civic officials said.

"The blaze erupted on the ninth floor and was extinguished within a few minutes. There was no major loss of property," a senior civic official said.

"We got a call at 9.04 pm and fire brigade personnel reached the spot at 9.13 pm on the Altamont Road," said Mahesh Narvekar, chief officer, Disaster Management Cell of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai.

He said the fire was confined to 4G antenna on the ninth floor.

Mumbai's chief fire officer Prabhat Rahangdale said the intensity of the fire was very low and with the help of security personnel, the blaze was brought under control.

"A mobile tower on the ninth floor terrace caught fire and to douse it, three fire engines, two ladder vehicles and one water tanker were pressed into service," Rahangdale said.


Updated Date: Jul 11, 2017 07:02 AM

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