Six dead and 40 injured in Mumbai’s Goregaon building fire.

Early on Friday, a tragic incident occurred in Mumbai’s Goregaon West, where six people lost their lives, including two minors, while 40 others were injured in a devastating fire that engulfed a seven-storey building known as the Jay Bhavani building near Azad Maidan. The fire broke out at 3:05 am and claimed the lives of one man, three women, and two young girls.

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The fire was primarily confined to the ground-floor shops, scrap materials, and numerous vehicles parked nearby, as reported by officials from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). Firefighters battled the blaze for over three hours, finally managing to extinguish it around 6:45 am.

Of the 40 injured individuals, 15 were rushed to Cooper Hospital, with two of them in critical condition, while the remaining 25 were taken to Hinduhridaysamrat Balasaheb Thackeray Medical College (HBT) hospital for medical treatment.

To combat the fire, the Mumbai Fire Brigade (MFB) deployed an extensive array of resources, including eight fire engines, five jumbo tankers, a water tank, a turntable ladder (TTL), and a quick reaction vehicle, demonstrating a substantial effort to control the devastating incident.

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