Fire at Mumbai complex, no casualties

A fire broke out at Akruti Centre building in Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation area in suburban Andheri late Friday evening.

Last Updated: Dec 24, 2011, 11:10 AM IST

Mumbai: A major fire broke out at a commercial complex housing a number of corporate offices in Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) area in
suburban Andheri late Friday evening.

The fire started at a canteen located on the sixth floor of Akruti Trade Centre and soon spread on the seventh floor, according to chief fire officer HN Mujawar.

No casualties were reported in the incident, he said, adding 15 fire tenders were rushed to douse the flames.

Even though the exact cause of the fire was not known, fire brigade officials said that a short-circuit could have triggered the blaze.

Efforts are on to bring the fire under control.

PTI