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A fire broke out at a residential building in Mazgaon area on Monday afternoon, said the Mumbai Fire Brigade's chief fire officer Prabhat Rahangdale.

The fire was confined to two flats on 6th floor of a ground plus 7 floored Shirin Manzil building in Mazgaon.

Apparently, smoke was logged on the entire floor and the fire department immediately started the rescue operation.

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at a residential building in Mazgaon area
Mumbai Fire Brigade

Rahangdale said that two people have been rescued from the 5th floor of the smoke logged building and brought to a safer place by staircase. However, seven people are stranded on the 7th floor flat but they are at a safer location and efforts are being made by the firemen to rescue them.

Four fire engines are present at the spot to douse the fire completely and rescue the residents.

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