Fire breaks out at Navrang studio in Mumbai's Lower Parel, 1 fire officer injured

19 January 2018, 11:39 AM
Fire breaks out at Navrang studio in Mumbai's Lower Parel, 1 injured (Photo Source: ANI)
Fire breaks out at Navrang studio in Mumbai's Lower Parel, 1 injured (Photo Source: ANI)

A massive fire broke out in the Navrang Studio inside Todi Mill Compound at Lower Parel in central Mumbai on Friday midnight, according to a police official.

The fourth floor of the building was gutted by flames.

The incident took place at around 1 am at the studio. Navrang studio, situated on the Senapati Bapat Marg, was shut down years ago, the official added.

Eight fire engines, which were rushed to the spot, brought the fire under control. An ambulance and 7 tankers also reached the place, reported news agency PTI.

"The studio building is old, unoccupied and precarious," the official said, adding that the exact reason of the fire is not yet known.

Meanwhile, one fire officer got injured during the operation at Mumbai's Navrang studio.

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Moreover, this is not the first accident which took place in heart of the city.

Earlier, on January 6, Cinevista studio in east central Mumbai had also caught fire, though no casualties have been reported due to the same.

On December 29, a fire broke out in the Kamala Mills Compound in which 14 people were killed and more than 21 were injured.

Meanwhile, the inquiry report by the Mumbai municipal commissioner regarding the deadly fire at Kamla Mills compound has added some new twist to the matter.

The report concluded that the fire started from Mojo's Bistro and spread rapidly to 1 Above as it too had some highly combustible material on the premises. It has also recommended a departmental inquiry against 10 municipal officials.

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First Published: Friday, January 19, 2018 07:35 AM
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