Mumbai News: Fire breaks out in shopping center in Malad;  people trapped inside

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Mumbai News: Fire breaks out in shopping center in Malad; people trapped inside – Gudstory

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A fire broke out at the Acme Shopping Center in Mumbai’s Malad area and some people are feared trapped, the local administration said on Wednesday. Fire brigade vehicles reached the spot of fire and it is being told that the rescue operation is going on. Details regarding the cause of the fire or the number of casualties are still awaited.

News agency PTI reported that fire was reported at Acme Shopping Center at around 6:50 pm. Fire department personnel rescued at least 11 people from the shopping centre, while eyewitnesses claimed that more than 10 people were still trapped on the upper floors of the building.

The administration said that all the rescued people are safe and the fire department is extinguishing the fire. According to officials, the fire was mainly confined to electrical equipment, wiring and furniture in two shops on the first floor of the shopping centre.

Mumbai Fire Brigade also issued a statement on the fire incident and said, “A fire broke out at a shopping center in Malad area of ​​Mumbai. 11 people were evacuated safely from the shopping center. There is no information about anyone being injured. Fire engines have reached the spot and work to control the fire is underway.”

This is a developing story, will be updated with more information

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Published: 27 Dec 2023, 08:06 PM IST


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