According to reports, the fire broke out on the fifth floor of the building. No casualties were reported so far.
Seven fire tenders rushed to the spot to douse the fire and were engaged in rescuing people who were trapped in the building.
The cause of the fire is still unknown but eyewitness say that they heard a loud explosion and after that the fire began and spread to all the rooms on that floor.
The building houses many offices and commercial establishments. More details are awaited on the incident.