Over 90 evacuated as fire breaks out in Mumbai high-rise

Over 90 evacuated as fire breaks out in Mumbai high-rise

At least 90 people have been evacuated to safety after a fire engulfed a high-rise in Mumbai’s Prabhadevi area on Wednesday.

According to local media reports, officials from the civil defence are working towards containing the fire, which broke out on the 33rd floor of Beaumonde Towers around 2 pm (local time).

There were no immediate reports of injuries.

The building is also home to Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone, who was away at the time of the fire.


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