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Mumbai Building Fire Claims Two Lives, Investigation Underway

The blaze originated on the third floor of Gomati Bhavan, located on Rangnekar Road, around 9:30 pm on Saturday, and it took six hours to bring the 'level-2' (major) fire under control.

Fire erupted in a multi-storeyed building in Mumbai, claimed two lives.
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In a tragic incident near Girgaon Chowpatty in Mumbai, two charred bodies have been discovered following a fire that erupted in a four-floor building on Saturday night.

The blaze originated on the third floor of Gomati Bhavan, located on Rangnekar Road, around 9:30 pm on Saturday, and it took six hours to bring the "level-2" (major) fire under control, according to PTI.

The grim discovery of two charred bodies was made in a bedroom and bathroom on the third floor. Fortunately, three individuals were successfully rescued from the building.

Responding promptly, eight fire engines and six jumbo tankers were dispatched to the scene. A total of five firefighting lines were deployed, including two from the staircases, one each from the north and south side of an adjacent building, and one high-pressure line from an angus ladder, the official stated.

The arduous firefighting efforts concluded around 3:30 am on Sunday. The cause of the fire remains unknown, prompting an ongoing investigation into the incident, as confirmed by the official.

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