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Fire in commercial building in Mumbai

Mumbai: A fire broke out Tuesday in a commercial building in suburban Andheri, an official said. A fire personnel received burn injuries while trying to douse the flames, he said.

The blaze erupted around 10 am on the second floor of the seven-storey building at the Madhur Industrial Estate in Andheri, a fire brigade official said.

"The fire was confined to the electric wiring and office furniture of a medical store situated on the building's second floor," the official said.

Eight fire fighting engines, a water tanker and five ambulances were rushed to the spot, he said, adding that efforts were on to douse the blaze, he said.

A fire official received burn injuries on his hands and was taken to the Cooper Hospital for treatment, he said. "No office-goer was injured in the mishap," the official said, adding that the cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained.

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