Fire in RBI building in Mumbai suburbs, two firemen injured

Mumbai: Two firemen sustained minor injuries while battling a medium blaze which engulfed the top eighth floor of the Reserve Bank of India building in the suburban Bandra-Kurla Complex here on Friday morning, officials said.

The fire, the cause of which is not yet known, broke out around 8.40 a.m. when the busy office complex was yet to become fully operational.

Eight fire tenders and six water tankers rushed to the spot and managed to douse the conflagration by 11.15 a.m.

Two fireman sustained minor injuries while breaking the glass facade on the building, but were treated on the spot itself and discharged.

An official said that office furniture and equipment, computers and other fittings were damaged in the fire.