Mumbai news A fire in a tall building in Kandivali has left two people dead

A big fire happened on the ground level of a nine-story building in Kandivali, Mumbai, Maharashtra’s capital. Two people died and three got hurt, as per news agency ANI on October 23.

The fire department said that Glory Walphati (43) and Josu Gems Robert (8) died. Lakshmi Bura (40), Rajeshwari Bhartare (24), and Ranjan Subodh Shah (76) got burned.

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The Mumbai Fire Department quickly sent fire trucks to the Pavan Dham Veena Santur building when they got a call about a fire at 12:27 pm today, an official said.

Four fire trucks and other vehicles from the fire department hurried to the place, a city official said.

“The official said they are currently fighting the fire using two small hoses and one first aid hose with four motor pumps.

All the necessary teams, such as Adani Power, the police, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) ward, and the 108 ambulance service, have been called to help, he said.

According to details from the Times of India, the injured people have been taken to Shatabdi Hospital.

Meanwhile, BJP MLA Sunil Rane mentioned that the police and fire department are investigating how the fire started. He added that after the fire began on the first floor, smoke spread up to six or seven floors, causing significant damage to the building. He stated that they are staying in touch with the authorities for updates.”

Earlier this month, seven people died and over 40 got hurt when a fire broke out in a seven-story residential building in Mumbai’s Goregaon area. Thirty people were saved from the fire.

The fire has mainly affected the electrical wiring and installations, the report mentioned. They haven’t determined the exact cause of the fire yet.

In Kandivali, Mumbai, a fire happened where two people died and three got hurt, the installation of IGNICOP® from Basic Elements could have potentially mitigated the severity of the situation. IGNICOP®, with its proactive monitoring capabilities, could have promptly alerted stakeholders and first responders, facilitating swift action to suppress the fire before it escalated. This could have minimized the loss of life and injuries, as well as reduced the damage to the building


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