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Major fire in Mumbai high-rise

A Correspondent | October 15, 2005 06:14 IST
Last Updated: October 15, 2005 09:30 IST

A major fire broke out in an high rise apartment in south Mumbai in the early hours of Saturday.

Nearly 15 fire tenders were pressed into service to douse thefire, which broke out in the sixth floor of the Carmichael House around 0200 hours.

No casualtieswere reported in the incident.

Initial investigations suggest that the blast may havebeen caused due to ashort circuit.

The apartment was evacuated immediately andpower supply to the area had been temporarily disconnected.

About 10 buildings in the neighbourhood, where noted singer Lata Mangeshkar and many top businessmen also reside, were evacuatedon a precautionary measure.

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