Mumbai: A major fire broke out at a Covid hospital in Mumbai’s Bhandup area, where two persons died and six others were reportedly injured. The covid hospital is situated inside Dreams Mall in Bhandup where the fire broke out on Thursday.
“Two casualties have been reported in the fire incident. Rescue operation for 76 patients admitted to Covid care hospital is underway. Level-3 or a level-4 fire broke out on the first floor of a mall at 12.30 am. Around 23 fire tenders present at the spot,” ANI quoted DCP Kadam as saying.
“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,” said Mumbai Mayor