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Fire in apartment tower that is home to Deepika Padukone, actress safe

The 34-storey Beaumonde building in Prabhadevi area. Source: ABP News.

Mumbai, Jun. 13 (PTI): A fire broke out in an apartment tower that has the residence and office of Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone.

Deepika was not in the 34-storey Beaumonde building in Prabhadevi area, when the fire broke out on the top floor, according to fire department officials and sources close to the actress.

Deepika lives in one floor of the building and has an office in another but both were unaffected by the fire, said the sources close to her.

No one was injured so far in the blaze, which was reported at 2.08pm, fire brigade sources said.

Over 90 people have been safely evacuated from the building even as the fire department personnel were trying to douse the fire, the sources said. Ten fire engines, two quick response vans and five water tankers have been put in service to douse the fire.

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