140 people were evacuated by emergency personnel and was taken to the hospital.
It is still unclear what caused the fire, but the hospital reported not having applied for any brandsäkerhetsinspektion.
– It is a building from the 1970s, and no brandsäkerhetsgranskning has been made, says the deputy brandkårschef M. D. Ogle, and underlines that it is up to the byggnadsinnehavaren to apply for inspection.
is common in India where safety standards are often low with few or slapphänta controls. Mångmiljonstaden Mumbai is particularly affected. In december last year killed 14 people in a comprehensive restaurangbrand and earlier the same month died 12 people when a factory collapsed in connection with a fire.