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    Mumbai Fire: Three fire incidences reported in the city

    Mumbai: Three incidents of fire were reported in Mumbai city on Wednesday. A minor fire broke out in a sixteenth storey high-rise residential building at Kanjurmarg east early morning. According to the information provided by Disaster Management Cell officer, 13 people had been admitted to the hospital after suffocation due to fire. Meanwhile, late in the evening, two more fire incidents have been reported at Dahisar and Goregaon, however no injury been

  • Mumbai: 12 die in Sakinaka farsan shop blaze

    Mumbai: A lethal fire broke out in a ‘farsan’ eatery-cum-workshop at Sakinaka on Monday at 4.17 am, killing 12 people and leaving one person, Akhilesh Tiwari, seriously burnt. The shop in Makaria Compound on Khairani Road was spread in a 16,000 sq. feet area. The fire spread in no time, possibly due to the uninsulated electric wiring and the huge stock of eatables and furniture stacked inside the shop. Eventually, it led to

  • Mumbai: Sakinaka farsan shop blaze tragedy happened due to absence of escape route says, Sole survivor

    Mumbai: The victims of Bhanu Farsan fire tragedy of Sakinaka, died due to choking on smoke, rather than due to burns. The sole survivor of the tragedy said that absence of an escape route resulted in death of all the victims who were sleeping. The doctors said 12 people succumbed to burn injuries and suffocation after a major fire broke out in a farsan shop on Monday.