Andheri ESIC Kamgar Hospital Fire Update: Five dead, over fifty injured

The fire brigade declared the fire as a Level-4 fire. The officials are carrying out a rescue operation as several people have been reported to be trapped inside

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On Monday evening, a massive fire broke out at Andheri's ESIC Kamgar Hospital and as per the reports, one person has died during the rescue operation. The Mumbai Fire Brigade Department had dispatched eight engines as soon as the news of the fire broke out and currently, the rescue operation is ongoing. As the situation got worse, the fire brigade sent two more engines to bring the situation under control. 

Also known as ESIC hospital, the Andheri (East)-situated hospital caught fire at 4:03 pm and immediately the fire engines were dispatched. The fire brigade declared the fire as a Level-3 fire. The officials are carrying out rescue operation as several people have been reported to be trapped.

The fire was declared a Level-4 fire at 4:54 pm by the Fire Brigade Department. Around 47 people have been rescued so far by the fire department and have been accordingly sent to other hospitals for treatment.  


Meanwhile, several people including the patients and their relatives were rescued by the fire department. However, during the rescue stint, a person died after he jumped off the second floor of the hospital in an attempt to escape the fire. More than 50 have been reported to be still trapped inside. 

Update: A woman who had been taken to Mumbai's Cooper Hospital died during treatment. 

Update: Death toll rises to five after three injured who were being treated at Holy Spirit Hospital died during treatment.

Update: Sixth patient succumbs to injuries and dies at Seven Hills Hospital during treatment.

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