Maharashtra: Death toll rises to nine in fire at Sunrise Hospital in Dreams Mall at Bhandup West

Two casualties have been reported in fire incident. Rescue operation for 76 patients admitted to COVID care hospital is underway. Level-3 or level-4 fire broke out on first floor of a mall at 12.30 AM. Around 23 fire tenders present at the spot, said DCP Prashant Kadam.  

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) : A fire broke out at a private COVID-19 hospital in Mumbai’s Bhanup area on Thursday night. The BMC said that the death toll has gone up to six.

According to Mumbai Mayor Kishori Pednekar, the cause of the fire is being ascertained and at least 70 patients, including those infected with COVID-19, have been shifted to another hospital.

Two casualties have been reported in fire incident. Rescue operation for 76 patients admitted to COVID care hospital is underway. Level-3 or level-4 fire broke out on first floor of a mall at 12.30 AM. Around 23 fire tenders present at the spot, said DCP Prashant Kadam.

“This is the first time I have seen a hospital in a mall. This is a very serious situation. Seven patients were on ventilators. 70 patients have been taken to another hospital. There will be an investigation to ascertain the cause of the fire,” Pednekar told reporters.

 

 

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