At least four fire tenders, five big tankers and other fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the fire was brought under control at 5.15 am, a fire department official said.
Mumbai Four people were hospitalized due to suffocation after a fire broke out in a 29-storey residential building in Mumbai late on Tuesday night. Officials said that the fire broke out on the 24th floor of Shivshakti Bhavan in Lokhandwala complex of Andheri around 2.45 am. At least four fire tenders, five big tankers and other fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the fire was brought under control at 5.15 am, a fire department official said.
A municipal official said the fire broke out in the electrical wiring in a corridor of the building on the 24th floor and the smoke spread to the 23rd floor of the building. Four people, including two senior citizens, were rushed to the nearby Kokilaben Hospital where they are undergoing treatment for suffocation, the official said. One of them, aged 85, has been admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), officials said. He said that the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
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