Mumbai: A fire broke out in the sessions court building in south Mumbai's Fort today.
Eight fire engines immediately rushed to the spot to douse the flames.
Fortunately, no casualties have been reported in the incident. Fire officials stated that the fire-fighting system was not working and they found that the management had compromised with fire safety norms.
According to sources, well-known Hindi TV serials Bepanah and Haasil were being shot at the studio when the fire broke out. By the time fire engines reached the spot in around 15 minutes, the fire had spread over a ground plus one building, and had covered nearly 3,000 sq ft. However, since it was early morning, there were not much people and later even the court operations in the day went on without any disturbance. A technician was killed in a fire that broke out at Cinevista studio in east central Mumbai on Saturday. On December 28, fire engulfed the top floor of the Kamala Mills Compound and claimed the lives of 14 people including 11 women and left several others injured. The fire was reported noticed first on the third floor of the sessions court.