Mumbai: A major fire broke in British era ground-plus-five storey Kothari building ( also known as the Light Of Asia) Fort, around 4.30 am on Saturday. No one sustained any serious injury in the incident.
It was an unoccupied building and portion of it collapsed during the firefighting operation.
Officials stated that serious tragedy averted as a group of firemen involved in firefighting operation had moved to safe distance just before the portion of the building collapsed on the two fire vehicles where they were standing.
Two firemen on a ladder sustained minor injuries in the incident and were admitted to a hospital.