Mumbai: 6 died in the fire that broke out at ESIC Kamgar Hospital in Andheri

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 17 (ANI): Six persons were killed and 106 injured as a massive fire engulfed a hospital in suburban Andheri area of Mumbai on Monday, the fire department said. A number of doctors, nurses, and patients are feared trapped in the ESIC Kamgar Hospital, the department said. Ten fire tenders were pressed into service and the firemen are making efforts to douse the blaze. A rescue van and 16 ambulances are at the spot to provide necessary assistance. As per officials, the injured have been rushed to Cooper Hospital, P. Thakrey Hospital (Trauma), Holi Spirit Hospital and Seven Hills Hospital for treatment. The cause of the fire is not known yet. Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) is responsible for the fire audits, whether they carried out fire audits or not, that will be investigated: Mumbai Mayor, V Mahadeshwar on ESIC Kamgar Hospital Fire. Further details are awaited. (ANI)
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