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Mumbai: Major fire in Worli high-rise where Deepika Padukone resides; 10 fire tenders rushed to spot


A major broke out in a commercial premises at Appasaheb Marathe Marg in Worli, Mumbai. The blaze is said to have occurred on the 25th floor of the 34-storey Beaumonde building. According to reports. Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone lives in the same building on the  26th floor.

Fire fighters and police are on the spot.”They are trying to do their best and douse the fire,” the Mumbai Police said on Twitter.

The fire, which was classified as Level II when it broke out has now becomes a level III fire. At least 10 fire tenders, 5 jumbo tankers, 2 hydraulic platforms and ambulances are present at the high-rise in Worli, according to ANI. More than 90 people were rescued safely.

PTI reported that Deepika was not inside the 34-storey Beaumonde building in Prabhadevi area where the blaze emanated from the top floor, according to fire department officials and sources close to the actress.

Deepika has residence in one floor of the building and office in another but both were unaffected by the fire, said the sources close to her.

No one was injured so far in the blaze which was reported at 2.08 pm, fire brigade sources said- PTI Inputs

(With PTI and ANI inputs)

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