Mumbai, April 12: Massive fire gutted the twin apartments of actress-turned-politician Moon Moon Sen in Mumbai on Sunday morning.
Several fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse out the flames, says media reports. [Why is Shiv Sena 'burning' when Bollywood actress Riya Sen's house is on fire?]
At the time of incident, the TMC MP was in one of the apartments along with her daughter Riya Sen. The fire department officials said that both the actresses have escaped unhurt.
The blaze erupted in the twin apartments on the sixth floor of seven-storey Ruia Park building in suburban Juhu.
"We got a call at around 2 AM that a fire has broken out on the sixth floor of Ruia Park in Juhu. We then sent three fire engines, three water tankers and an ambulance to the site to evacuate those trapped in the building," an official of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) said.
"Neither the actresses nor other residents of the apartments were injured in the incident," he said.
The exact cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained, though preliminary reports suggest that it was the result of a faulty wiring in air-conditioning mechanism, he said.
Riya expressed outrage over the incident on social networking site. "Our buildings on fire! We've lost two of our flats! And the fire engine took an hour to arrive! Shame on this country!" she tweeted.
(With agency inputs)