Fire breaks out at residential building in Mumbai's Malabar Hill; eight rescued so far, no casualties reported

  • A fire broke out on Wednesday evening on the fifth floor of a 15-storey residential building in the posh Malabar Hill area in south Mumbai

  • Eight persons — five men and three women — were rescued from the building and there were no reports of casualties, they added

  • A civic official said the fire erupted on the fifth floor of the Palma Building located near the famous Hanging Gardens around 7 pm

Mumbai: A fire broke out on Wednesday evening on the fifth floor of a 15-storey residential building in the posh Malabar Hill area in south Mumbai, officials said.

Eight persons — five men and three women — were rescued from the building and there were no reports of casualties, they added.

A civic official said the fire erupted on the fifth floor of the Palma Building located near the famous Hanging Gardens around 7 pm. Eight fire engines were rushed to the spot, he said.

Fire dousing and rescue operations were on till late in the evening, a fire brigade official said.

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Updated Date: Feb 05, 2020 23:17:57 IST