Fire breaks out on the 33rd floor of Beaumonde Towers in Prabhadevi; 100 people rescued

No casualties have been reported

  • Fire breaks out on the 33rd floor of Beaumonde Towers in Prabhadevi; 100 people rescued
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06:26 pm- No casualties reported
06:24 pm- The firefighting operations are still underway but the fire has been brought under control now, says Chief Fire officer

06:10 pm- 16 fire engines, two QRV,  five water tankers, two Special Appliances, four 108 ambulances, 2 EMS Van present at the site
06:09 pm- Two firemen, Harishchandra Raorane (54) and Shivaji Achrekar (53) suffocated while dousing the fire. Both are reported stable
05:44 pm-  More firefighters enter Beaumonde Towers in order to douse the fire
05:32 pm- Five more fire engines rushed to the spot as the firefighters continue to douse the fire
05:09 pm- The fire brigade department brought the fire under control. No reports of traffic jam near the Towers.

 
04:55 pm- Meanwhile, Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone, who resides on the 26th floor of Beaumonde Towers, tweeted about her safety thanking the fire brigade department. 

04:53 pm- Fire intensifies


04:30 pm- As per the latest reports, Harish Fabia who owned a duplex flat caught fire who is currently residing in the USA. As per the fire brigade reports, the fire broke out due to short circuit. At the time of the incident, furniture work was going on in his house.
 
04:26 pm- Shiv Sena MLA Sada Sarvankar criticised the state government and fire brigade department for giving NOC to high rise buildings.

04:02 pm- Shiv Sena corporator Kishori Pednekar blamed the managing committee of Beaumonde Towers saying that they should have let the fire brigade officials enter in the building and not the managing committee members.

4:05 pm- Fire intensifies

03:45 pm- 10 fire engines and three water tankers were present on the spot. Though the fire broke out in the A-wing of Beaumonde Towers, the fire brigade team rescued 100 residents of B-wing and C-wing safely, as a precautionary measure.

03:31 pm- Fire brigade had brought the fire under control 

Mumbai Live reporting live from the spot
 

02:40 pm- Meanwhile, shortly after the fire broke out, it engulfed all three floors i.e. 33rd, 34th, and 35th of Beaumonde Towers. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) workers who were present on the site carried out lathi charge on people who were crowding around the tower.



02:30 pm- The fire brigade had reported the level-III fire and no casualties were reported. According to the fire brigade department, the fire could have been caused by the short circuit in the AC. Two hydraulics, ambulances were present on the site.  

02:16 pm- A fire broke out on the 33rd floor of Beaumonde Towers, B-wing in Prabhadevi on Wednesday afternoon. 

The fire broke out the 33rd floor of Beaumonde Towers, B-wing in Prabhadevi on Wednesday afternoon.
Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone resides on the 26th floor of Beaumonde Towers and her staff's office is on the 30th floor. Fire brigade team successfully rescued Deepika Padukone's staff. At the time of the incident, she was out on a shoot.

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