Fire breaks out at residential building at Nepean Sea road in Mumbai

Fire broke out at a residential building in Nepean Sea road in south Mumbai on Monday morning. The residents of the building, Atlas Apartments, were immediately evacuated.

Fire engines rushed to the spot to control the fire which started at the 6th floor of Atlas Apartments. According to officials, fire was brought under control in sometime. “Fire was confined in two bedrooms of a on the 6th floor. Two women trapped on upper floors were rescued and nobody had been injured. Cooling operation is on,” said a statement from the fire department.

The cause of the fire is not established yet. Residents of the building alleged that the fire brigade reached the spot without a ladder and were spraying water from the adjacent building to control the fire. The fire brigade had only reached with jumbo jet spray. But, latter a Turn Table Ladder arrived at spot.

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