Major fire broke out on the 14th floor of Sargam Society in Chembur near Ganesh Garden in Tilak Nagar.
The incident took place on Thursday night itself.
It is said that as many as five people lost their lives in the deadly fire.
It was a high rise building and the firemen were rushed at the accident scene.
It is speculated that at least three of the deceased people out of five have died because of asphyxiation as per the reports.
A fireman got injured in the level three fire that broke out in the residential building.
Eight fire trucks, seven ambulances and a water tanker reached the spot to carry out the rescue operation. >