Massive fire in Mumbai building; 8 injured

Massive fire in Mumbai building; 8 injured

Fire-fighters try to douse the fire which broke out in A building, at Kamathipura in Mumbai. (PTI Photo)

Eight people were injured after a major fire broke out in a commercial building in Kamathipura locality of Mumbai on Monday, a fire brigade official said.

One of the injured persons was reported to be critical, he said.

The blaze erupted around 9.15 am in the ground plus one-story China Building, located in Baghdadi compound of Kamathipura area in central Mumbai, he said.

The structure has various commercial units and some people were also residing in it.

"Eight people have been rushed to Nair Hospital. It was a level-3 (major) fire," he said, adding that efforts were on to douse the flames.

A 70-year-old man, who was among those injured, was reported to be in a critical condition, he said.

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