Massive fire at Kamathipura; 8 injured

A level-3 massive fire broke out in a residential-cum-commercial ‘China’ building located in the Baghdadi compound at the Kamathipura area in Nagpada of Central Mumbai on Monday morning. This mishap took place at around 9 am on January 6. Eight persons were injured in this tragedy. Locals shifted them to Nair Hospital for treatment. Fire brought under control with the help of the fire brigade team after 4 hours.

When this mishap took place sudden chaos was caused in the area. Panic locals called to fire department. Mumbai Fire Brigade was alerted about the fire at 9:15 am and first responders arrived on the spot at 9:26 am. The fire call was escalated to Level-II immediately after their arrival. It was further escalated to Level-III at 10:08 am. Immediately, 10 fire tenders, 4 fire engines, and 11 jumbo water tankers reached to the spot. Besides, a quick response van and ambulance were also at the site for assistance.

The blaze erupted in the ground plus a one-storey building. The fire was confined to electric wiring, electric installations, household articles, a leather godown on the first floor and a cloth godown on the ground floor of the commercial structure spread in an area about 2,500 sq ft. The structure had various commercial units and some people were also residing in it. Those residing in the premises were evacuated after the fire broke out. Some portion of the building collapsed after the fire. Firefighting carried out from outside of the structure. Some cracks were developed in the building. Four of the five injured were stable, while one was in critical condition and undergoing further treatment. A 2-year-old and a 70-year-old man also injured in this mishap.

The analysts of Cybertech Risk Center generated real-time alerts on this incident and closely monitored the situation providing its clients with timely alerts about the same. Analysts opened this incident with a moderate impact. We at Cybertech Risk center covers Explosion, High Rise Fire, Industrial Fire, Structure Fire, Vehicle Fire under the “Fire” category that could be the reason for disruption for the client’s business continuity process, working in collaboration with NC4 providing pan India coverage.

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