Fire in Mumbai’s Air India Building, no casualty

Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) A minor fire broke out on the 22nd floor of the Air India Building here on Tuesday, officials said.

The blaze at the erstwhile headquarters of the national flag carrier which was reported around 6.30 a.m., was brought under control within three hours in the 23-storey building at Nariman Point.

Fire officials said the fire was largely restricted to electrical wiring and fittings, installations, doors, windows and furniture, besides records on the floor which comprise the private offices of the AI C-MD, a board-cum-conference room and other facilities in a 4,000 sq ft area.

An AI spokesperson said that the fire was a minor one in a confined area and there were no casualties while the causes and the damage are being assessed.

–IANS

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