Mumbai: 1 dead in Ghatkopar fire near Parekh hospital, 22 taken to hospital

According to the reports, many are trapped in the building as the blaze continues to flare up.

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Saturday, December 17, 2022, 05:09 PM IST
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Mumbai: Fire breaks out near Ghatkopar's Parekh hospital | FPJ

Mumbai: One person died on Saturday in a fire incident at an eatery in n Mumbai' Ghatkopar, while 22 had to be rushed to a hospital following complaints of breathlessness.

Most were expected to be released after first aid, officials said.

Initial reports said the blaze was at Parekh Hospital on Saturday afternoon, which later turned out to be erroneous as the Mumbai Fire Brigade confirmed that the blaze was reported from a building adjacent to the hospital.

The deceased has been identified as Qurshi Dedhia (46), who was declared brought dead at the hospital.

Eight fire tenders reached the spot.

The fire broke out in the electric meter room of Juno's Pizza Hotel in Vishwas building.

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