4 dead, many trapped after fire breaks out at Crystal Tower building in Mumbai

Fire broke out at Crystal Tower residential apartment near Hindmata Cinema in Mumbai’s Parel and several people were trapped inside the building on top floors and stairs.

Building fire accident photo

Building fire accident representative image. Photo courtesy of think4photop/Freedigitalphotos.net

The fire broke out on Wednesday at Crystal Tower building and many people were rescued from the building. High smoke rose from the fire that broke out on the ninth floor and spread rapidly.

As per the latest reports, four residents including a woman of Crystal Tower residential building have died in the fire accident. 20 people were rushed to the hospital for treatment.

Rescued people were sent to the KEM hospital for checkup and as of now no injuries were reported. The situation is under control as said by the fire officials. After the fire broke out, eight fire tenders rushed to the accident spot. The fire accident was categorized as medium (level 2) initially and later to major (level 3) category.

At first 10 fire fighting engines were sent and afterwards, addition ten fire fighting engines and four water tankers were rushed to the spot.

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