The massive level-4 fire broke out on Monday afternoon at GST Bhavan in Maharana Pratap Chowk, in the Byculla area of city Mumbai. Inside the building, a number of people are feared to be trapped.
Fire tenders were put into service to douse the fire. The fire broke out on the GST Bhavan’s 8th floor and also devastated till the 9th floor. The Mumbai Fire Brigade initially declared it a Level 2 fire, but it increased rapidly to the 4th floor later.
So far there are no reports of any casualties in the incident, and more details are awaited, the BMC Disaster Control said.