A level 4 fire broke out in Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) Building in Bandra, Mumbai on Monday afternoon. Fourteen fire tenders have been rushed to the spot and fire fighting operations are underway.
According to the sources, about 100 people are reportedly trapped on the terrace of the building. Reportedly, the fire broke out at around 3:10 pm and is confined to the third and fourth floors of the nine-storey building.
As of now no injuries or casualties have been reported. The cause of the fire is being ascertained.
The MTNL Building is located on the busy SV Road and around 31 fire tenders have rushed to fight the conflagration.
Police have cordoned off the traffic on the road to enable rescue services to rush to the site.
The Chief Fire Officer of Mumbai Fire Brigade told that more than 60 people have been rescued and rescue and fire fighting operations are still underway. The Mumbai Fire Brigade is also taking the help of the newly introduced robot to douse the fire at the MTNL building in Bandra.
Further details awaited.