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4-storey SoBo building catches fire, one dead

DNMUM439654 | 7/22/2019 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :510

13 rescued as blaze engulfs third-floor flat in structure behind Colaba’s Taj

A massive fire broke out at a building in Colaba in SoBo on Sunday and left one dead and one injured. The incident was reported at the four-storied Churchill Chamber building located behind the iconic Taj Mahal Palace hotel.
The deceased, identified as Shyam Ayyar (54) was declared dead at arrival at Gokuldas Tejpal hospital and the injured person Yusuf Punawala (43) was rushed to Bombay hospital where his condition is said to be stable.
According to fire brigade officials, the first call was received at 12.17 pm and looking at the intensity of the same, the fire was declared Level 2. Initially, the flames erupted on the third floor of the building and gradually residents and other people were evacuated once the fi
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