Mumbai : Major fire breaks out in building near Regal cinema in Colaba


Mumbai: A major fire broke out in a building in south Mumbai on Thursday evening. The fire broke out in the Metro House located near Regal Cinema in Colaba. The Colaba Causeway, a popular commercial street, is also not far off from the fire incident site.

The popular Cafe Mondegar is, in fact, located at street level in the building which caught fire.TV channels broadcast visuals of the fire in which thick black smoke could be seen billowing out of the top floors and rooftop of the building. according to report that eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot after the fire started. Four fire tenders from Naval Dockyard joined them later.

Nearby buildings have been asked to evacuate as a precautionary measure, reports said. Manoj Sharma, DCP, Mumbai Police said two persons have been rescued from the building in which the fire broke out.