Small fire breaks out on fourth floor of Mantralaya in Mumbai, fire engines deployed; no reports of injuries
A fire brigade official said the fire is confined to an air-conditioning duct near a lift on the floor and heavy smoke is emanating from it.
Mumbai: A small fire erupted on the fourth floor of Mantralaya in south Mumbai at around 8:30 pm on Monday, and four fire engines and three water tankers have been deployed to douse it, said officials.
A fire brigade official said the fire is confined to an air-conditioning duct near a lift on the floor and heavy smoke is emanating from it. "It is a small fire and operations to douse it are underway," he added.
There are no reports of injuries or anyone being trapped, he added
The Maharashtra government has proposed an expenditure of Rs 80 crore for renovation and repair of its state secretariat building Mantralaya, whose top floors were gutted recently in a massive blaze.
Forensic laboratory report on the recent fire at Mantralaya has stated that no external "combustible" articles were found from samples collected.