Another fire breaks out in Mumbai, this time in Session Court's premises

This is the fifth major fire incident in the city over the past two weeks.

Another fire breaks out in Mumbai, this time in Session Court's premises
Photo courtesy: ANI

MUMBAI: A fire broke out on the third floor of the Mumbai Session Court building in Karamveer Bhaurao Marg on Monday morning, reported news agency ANI. 

At least five fire engines were rushed to the spot and the flame was brought under the control. No casualties have been reported.  

The fire brigade got a call at 7.14 am about the blaze in the court building, located near the campus of the Mumbai University in South Mumbai, the official of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's disaster management unit said.

The cause of fire was not yet known, he said, adding that an investigation will be carried out into the incident.

 

This is the fifth major fire incident in the city over the past two weeks.

The incident comes days after a fire broke out on the first floor of Shiv Shakti building at Lower Parel on Sunday. However, no injuries were reported here and the flame was brought under the control in a short time.

On January 6, a technician was killed in the massive fire that broke out at Cinevista studio in east central Mumbai. The audio assistant's charred body was found with 100 percent burn injuries during a search the next morning.

In another fire incident, at least four of a family were charred to death while nine were left with burn injuries in at the Maimoon Manzil building on late January 3.

On December 28, another major fire at Kamala Mills compound in Lower Parel left 14 persons dead, most of them in their 20s and early 30s. Several others were also injured in the huge fire that started from a restaurant and spread rapidly to nearby restaurants and offices as well.

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

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