Major fire breaks out in Mumbai's Vile Parle; several people feared trapped in building, rescue operation underway

A major fire broke out in a residential building in suburban Vile Parle in Mumbai on Sunday night trapping many people inside.

Press Trust of India December 22, 2019 21:05:08 IST
Major fire breaks out in Mumbai's Vile Parle; several people feared trapped in building, rescue operation underway
  • A major fire broke out in a residential building in suburban Vile Parle in Mumbai on Sunday night trapping many people inside.

  • The blaze erupted on the seventh and the eighth floors of the 13-storey Labh Shrivali building located in Vile Parle (W) at around 7.10 pm.

  • 'Many people are feared trapped inside the building. Rescue operation is underway,' a fire official added.

Mumbai: A major fire broke out in a residential building in suburban Vile Parle in Mumbai on Sunday night trapping many people inside, fire officials said with a preliminary assessment of the situation.

There is no report of any casualties so far.

The blaze erupted on the seventh and the eighth floors of the 13-storey Labh Shrivali building located in Vile Parle (W) at around 7.10 pm, a fire official said, adding that it was a level 3 fire. He said at least 8-10 fire engines have reached the spot along with water tankers.

"Many people are feared trapped inside the building. Rescue operation is underway," he added.

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