Bombay House fire, one injured and three feared dead
The ‘Bombay House’ building in south Mumbai, India, caught fire on Wednesday morning. The building is the head quarters of the Tata Group. The four storey building caught fire from the basement.
Till now three people have died in the incident, injuring one. Four tankers and ten fire engines were immediately rushed to the spot to douse the fire.
The fire is reportedly under control, while the search operations are on as many are feared trapped in the building. The ‘Bombay House’ was built and completed in the year 1924 and since then it has been the head quarters of the Tata Group.
Architect George Wittet had designed the building, who later became the head of Tata Engineering Company Limited, which is now known as Tata Motors. The building has a colonial structure and is built with Malad stone. The Tata Group had purchased the land of the building, when the Bombay Municipality had put it on sale.