Deepika Padukone's apartment building catches fire, actress assures she is safe
Deepika Padukone Photograph: (AFP)
A fire broke out on the 33rd floor of Prabhadevi's Beaumonde Towers on Wednesday afternoon. The building also has Bollywood star Deepika Padukone's residence.
According to officials, the fire was seen around 2.10 pm on the uppermost floors of the building. In no time, thick black clouds of smoke were billowing out. No casualties were reported and at least 90 residents were evacuated safely.
Deepika took to Twitter to assure fans that she was safe. " I am safe.Thank You everyone.Let us pray for our firefighters who are at site risking their lives...(Sic)"
I am safe.Thank You everyone.Let us pray for our firefighters who are at site risking their lives...🙏🏽— Deepika Padukone (@deepikapadukone) June 13, 2018
More than a dozen fire-tenders battled the blaze.
Latest Visuals: Level - III fire in Beau Monde Towers at Appasaheb Marathe Marg in Prabhadevi locality in Worli: 20 fire tenders, 2 quick response vehicles, 5 water tankers, 2 ambulances present at the site. No casualties reported. Firefighting operations underway. #Mumbai pic.twitter.com/KaOB0tNdL9— ANI (@ANI) June 13, 2018
Deepika stays on the 26th floor of the building which caught fire. She was away for an ad shoot. Her staff members were among those who were evacuated.