Around 9 pm on Monday night the Mumbai Fire brigade received a call about the fire at Antilia building, in South Mumbai’s Altamount Road. This building is owned by industrialist Mukesh Ambani who is the Chairman of Reliance Industries and is one of the most expensive residential properties in the world. Antilia is worth Rs. 13,000 crores; stands over 170 meters tall.
A major fire broke out on the terrace of Antilia building in Mumbai on Monday evening. The fire is said to have occurred in the terrace area of the building where there was a garden area and a mobile tower as well. However, the fire has been now brought under control.
Six fire tenders were rushed to the spot immediately to extinguish the fire which broke out at around 9.10 pm on Monday. According to the reports, the blaze was noticed and reported from one of the terraces in ‘Antilla’. The blaze erupted on the ninth floor and was extinguished within a few minutes with no major loss of property. According to the statement of MaheshNarvekar, Chief Officer, Disaster Management Cell of the municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, they got a call at 9:04 pm and the fire brigade personnel reached the spot at 9:13 pm. The fire was confined to the 4G antenna on the 9th floor and three fire engines, two ladder vehicles, and one water tanker were pressed into service.
According to Mumbai’s chief fire officer Prabhat Rahangdale the intensity of the fire was very low and with the help of security personnel, the blaze was brought under control.
The family along with the staff members of around 600 is all safe.