A four-storey building collapsed in Saibaba Nagar of Borivali West in Mumbai on Friday. The building was already vacated as it was declared dilapidated, The Indian Express reported. There have been no reports of any casualties so far.
The fire brigade personnel are checking whether anyone was trapped under the debris, an official said, news agency PTI reported. “Gitanjali Building near Saibaba temple in Saibaba Nagar in Borivali west collapsed around 12.30 pm. At least eight fire engines, two rescue vans and other vehicles of Mumbai fire brigade were rushed to the spot along with the police and civic ward staff,” the official said.
Eight fire engines, two rescue vans, one quick response vehicle and three ambulances were present on spot.
As per the information given by the R-Central ward of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the building was declared dilapidated and had been vacated, another civic official told PTI.