Fire breaks out at Rushi Heights in Malad, fire engines on spot
A fire broke out in a plush residential tower in Malad on Wednesday evening. Fire engines have been alerted and are currently on the spot.
The fire at the top floor of 23-storey Rushi Heights was reported around 5:30 pm today, following which the floor was evacuated. The building is located near Valentine Apartments at Malad (East).
Fire department was alerted about the incident immediately. As of 6:15 pm, six fire tenders are on the spot. Firefighting is currently underway.
According to preliminary information, the fire is currently confined to the top floor of the building. However, details about the cause of fire and casualties are awaited.
Just last week, the top floor of a highrise in Hiranandani Heritage at Kandivali had got engulfed in flames. Fortunately, despite the fire raging on for hours, no casualties were reported.
Further details are awaited.
Update (6:40 pm): Fire has been doused. No casualties have been reported.
Note: The report was added immediately after the incident. It will be updated as and when more information becomes available.