Mumbai: Massive Level – III fire broke out in a building at Appasaheb Marathe Marg in Prabhadevi locality in Worli, Mumbai on Wednesday afternoon. As per report ten fire tenders, two quick response vehicles, five jumbo water tankers, two ambulances present at the site. No casualties reported. Firefighting operations underway.
Nearly ninty five people have been evacuated as of now. The fire broke out at the B-Wing of the 33rd floor of the Beaumonde tower this afternoon.This building houses many Bollywood celebrities. Actor Deepika Padukone also has her flat in this complex. Rescue operation underway. More rescue personnel are deployed at the spot. Fire still blazing in the building. Deepika Padukone stays in the twenty sixth floor of the building, fire brokeout in the tower where she reside.
Deepika later tweeted.
I am safe.Thank You everyone.Let us pray for our firefighters who are at site risking their lives…??
— Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) June 13, 2018
Deepika, who has her residence in one floor of the 34-storey Beaumonde Towers, and her office in another, was not in when the fire started, reported news agency Press Trust of India quoting sources. Her home and office both are safe.
Reports suggest the blaze started around 2 pm on the 33rd floor of the building. Eyewitnesses said the top two floors are badly affected. It is not known yet what caused the fire.
As per sources, the fire official assured to control the fire within an hours. Rescue operation underway.