The fireplace in a seven-storey residential constructing in suburban Khar west, which has claimed the lifetime of a 40-year-old lady, was doused after practically 4 hours of efforts, a civic official mentioned on Friday.
The blaze had damaged out at Nutan Villa constructing at 7 pm on Thursday and it was extinguished by round 11 pm by the fireplace brigade group. Eight hearth engines, seven water tankers and different tools have been used within the operation, he mentioned.
Hema Jagwani, who was trapped in a room on the constructing, suffocated and was declared introduced useless on the Hinduja Hospital. Nonetheless, a 10-year-old woman and a girl, aged 45, have been rescued from the spot, the officers had earlier mentioned.
The flames had unfold within the duct by way of which electrical wiring of the constructing handed. The fireplace brigade personnel had to make use of respiration equipment through the rescue operation as smoke stuffed up massive components of the constructing, they’d mentioned.
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