Mumabi: Fire breaks out at Scindia house

A large fire broke out at Mumbai's Scindia house, on Friday, June 1. 5 people those who have been stranded on the terrace of the building have been evacuated by the firefighters. The building also houses the offices of the Income Tax department.

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  • The fire broke out at south Mumbai’s Scindia house around 4.45 PM on Friday afternoon
  • 5 people, those who have been suffocated due to the smoke have been admitted to Mumbai’s state-run St George hospital. Rest all have been evacuated
  • 8 fire tankers have been pressed into an operation to douse the fire

A large fire broke out at Mumbai’s Scindia house, on Friday, June 1. 5 people those who have been stranded on the terrace of the building have been evacuated by the firefighters. The building also houses the offices of the Income Tax department.

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According to the Chief Fire Officer, Prabhat Rahangdale, “The fire broke out on the third floor of the building. One person who was trapped on the second floor was rescued by the firefighters. 5 people who were trapped on the terrace, have also been rescued.”

According to the disaster control officer, 5 people who have been suffocated due to the smoke have been shifted to Mumbai’s state-run St George hospital, and are reported to be stable.”

While Dr Madhukar Gaikwad, Superintendent of the St George hospital said, “Out of 5 patients, 4 have been discharged after a brief check-up. Only one person has been admitted to the hospital, he is also now.”