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2 dead, 14 injured in fire at apartments in Mumbai’s Parel

Prime News,  National (Mumbai), August 22:- Two people have died and fourteen are injured in a fire broke that out at a high-rise residential building in central Mumbai this morning. The residents who were trapped on the top floor of Crystal Tower in the busy Parel area were evacuated using a crane. The fire has been brought under control.

Fire and huge plumes of smoke were seen from the building. The fire brigade control room got a message about the blaze on the twelfth floor of the building at 8.32 am, an official said.

The residential building is located near Hindmata Cinema in Parel. The fire has been classified as Level-2.

The smoke from the raging fire spread rapidly and residents were trapped on the building’s staircases, news agency PTI quoted Mumbai Fire Brigade chief PS Rahangdale as saying. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

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