Massive Fire At Mumbai’s Kamala Mills Building Kills 15, Leaves Several Injured 

The building, in Central Mumbai, houses some commercial establishments including hotels. (Photo: ANI) - Sakshi Post

Mumbai: A massive fire broke out at a building in Kamala Mills Compound in the Lower Parel area of Mumbai at midnight on Friday. The fire started after 12:30 am on the third floor of the building on Senapati Bapat Marg, a commercial hub of the city, a police official said.

So far, 15 people have been reported dead and several others injured. Majority of those killed are women, according to BMC authorities. The fire appears to have started at a restaurant at the top floor of the building, although the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

Those injured were rushed to King Edward Memorial Hospital and Sion Hospital. Two of the injured are believed to be in critical condition. Six fire tenders, four water tankers, emergency ambulance and police were rushed to the spot.

President Ram Nath Kovind expressed his grief over the accident and condoled the deaths.

The fire seems to have started at ‘1 Above’ restaurant on the roof top of a building in Kamala Mills Compound.

Prime Minister Narendtra Modi tweeted, "Anguished by the fire in Mumbai. My thoughts are with the bereaved families in this hour of grief. I pray that those injured recover quickly: PM @narendramodi"

The majority of those killed were women attending a birthday party at a rooftop restaurant, police said. The 28-year-old woman celebrating her birthday was among those who died, her grandfather told news agency Reuters.

FIR registered under charges of culpable homicide against the restaurant '1 Above' where the fire broke out: news agency ANI

Around 150 people were inside the building when the fire started. Police has registered a case registered against ‘1 Above’, the restaurant where the fire broke out.

Casualties from KEM hospital;


1) Jeet- 49 yrs 2) Preeti - 36 yrs 3) Tejal 4) Unknown - 40 yrs 5) Pramila 6) Vishva- 23 yrs 7) Veena- 28 yrs 8) Kavita- 36 yrs 9) Paroli- 30 yrs 10) Dhairya- 26 yrs 11) Manisha- 30 yrs 12) Yasha- 27 13) Unknown 14) Unknown


1) Shefali, 2) Khushboo

Condition stable:

1) Rohan- 22 yrs 2) Abhishekh- 22 yrs 3) Deep - 31 yrs 4) Utsav- 27 yrs 5) Ankita - 30 yrs 6) Siddharth- 24 yrs 7) Divya - 24 yrs 8) Neha- 28 yrs 9) Neh - 20 yrs 10) Shankra 11) Jeet- 21 yrs 12) Yash - 22 yrs

Mumbai-based gynaecologist Dr Sulbha KG Arora says there was a stampede as people rushed towards the main exit, adding that no one knew where the fire exits were. Soon after the fire started, the whole place was engulfed in flames, she tweeted.

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