A two-storey building collapsed in the power loom town Bhiwandi here today in the morning 8 O’Clock, with rescue workers pulling out four persons from the debris while some persons are feared trapped

This is second incident of building collapse in the town in one week.  Eight to Nine families lived in the building and four people have been rescued so far.

According to Bhiwandi tehsildar, Vaishali Lambate fire brigade personnel have rescued four persons from the debris.

She said the building fell under “dangerous building” category and it was a “very old” ground plus two-floor structure.


Occupants of the building were also served evacuation notices by the civic body, the official added.

Police teams have also reached the site and are busy in rescue operations, a personnel from Thane Police control room said.