Fire breaks out in 15th floor of Kharghar high- rise
A massive fire broke out at Giriraj Apartments at sector 20 at Kharghar on Wednesday evening.
According to the police, the fire broke out at one flat on the 15th floor around 8.30pm and soon engulfed the entire floor. The fire brigade officials as well as the police reached the spot on time and doused the fire after almost two hours.
“The reason behind the fire is still not clear. We heard some wooden furnitures caught fire in that flat. We are trying to understand the actual reason behind the incident,” said a police officer from Kharghar police station.
“We heard only one person suffered minor injuries in the accident and he has been shifted to a hospital. All othe residents of the building are hale and hearty,” he said.
Around 300 people from the area gathered at the spot. The police managed the crowd and evacuated the building before it was too late. (Left) Schoolchildren perform at at NMSA Grounds on Tuesday. (Below) Fire officials and policewomen march at the function on Tuesday.