Fire in sessions court building in Mumbai, with no casualty

09 January, 2018, 01:51 | Author: Malcolm Fuller
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A fire broke out in the City Civil and Sessions Court near the Fort campus of the University of Mumbai on Monday.

In another fire related incident in Mumbai, CineVista Studios on LBS Road caught fire. No casualties have been reported so far.

Fire officials said around 100-150 people, said to be crew members of an ongoing shoot in the studio, were successfully evacuated from the spot. By around 8.30 am, the fire brigade managed to bring the blaze under control.

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Sources are saying that Sony Tv's upcoming show which is featuring Jennifer Winget currently-running show which is featuring Zayed Khan, Nikita Dutta, Vatsal Seth was being shot when the fire broke out. According to the Mumbai Fire Brigade, a call was received at 07.14 am this morning. Fire officials stated that the fire-fighting system was not working and they found that the management had compromised with fire safety norms. "Nearly 150 people had been evacuated", said deputy chief fire officer Shyam Kharbade. However, since it was early morning, there were not much people and later even the court operations in the day went on without any disturbance. The fire was reported noticed first on the third floor of the sessions court.

The incident comes close on the heels of the Kamala Mills inferno which claimed 14 lives on 29 December, 2017.

On December 18, 12 persons were killed when a massive fire broke out at a snack shop in the Saki Naka-Kurla area here.

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