Charred body of technician found in Kanjurmarg studio fire

Fire department officials at Lower Parel

A level-2 fire broke out at the Mumbai Sessions Court complex early morning in what was the five recent instance of a blaze in the Maximum City.

Eight fire engines immediately rushed to the spot to douse the flames. While the rooftop of one of the courtrooms was damaged in the fire, there were no injuries or casualties.

Once the fire was brought under control, the cooling and cleaning operations were undertaken.

The fire broke out at around 8 pm, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone 7) Akhilesh Singh had said.

The charred body of a 20-year-old technician whodied in a fire at Cinevista studio in suburban Kanjurmarg onSaturday evening, has been recovered from the spot.

The studio is located at Kajurmarg in Mumbai where two TV serials were being shot- Bepanaah and Haasil- at that time. There were about 150 people trapped inside who were successfully rescued.

After Investigation it was found a short circuit led to the fire.

Similarly, 12 people were killed on December 18 after a fire broke out at a snack shop in Mumbai's Saki Naka area.

According to reports, proceedings inside the court are expected to be affected as the upper portion of the third floor has been badly affected in the fire.

The incident comes close on the heels of the Kamala Mills inferno which claimed 14 lives on 29 December, 2017.

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