2 killed as major fire breaks out in south Mumbai

Two persons were killed in the fire while 11 others were rescued as the blaze is said to be under control


Maker Chambers, Cuff Parade, where fire broke out early on Tuesday morning. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint
Maker Chambers, Cuff Parade, where fire broke out early on Tuesday morning. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint

Mumbai: A major fire broke out early on Tuesday morning at a residential building in south Mumbai, killing two persons, police and firefighters said.

“The fire broke out at the 20th floor of residential Maker Chamber following which 10 fire tenders rushed to the spot,” a senior official from the fire brigade said. The incident took place in ‘A’ Wing of Maker Chamber at Cuff Parade at 6.37am and, therefore, there were people sleeping in the tower at the time of incident, an official from the fire brigade control room said.

Two persons were killed in the fire while 11 others were rescued, according to police and firefighters. The blaze was said to be in control, the senior official from the fire brigade said.

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