Well, yes, sparked something at least.
All aspects including sabotage angle will be investigated while ascertaining the cause of the massive fire that gutted the stage during a cultural programme at the Make in India Week event in Mumbai on Sunday night attended by many VIPs, an official said on Monday.
Fire brigade authority has begun an inquiry into the blaze. “We will probe all aspects, including finding out if there was a sabotage angle involved,” a fire brigade official said. No casualties were reported as the venue at the Girgaum Chowpatty area was emptied within minutes.
As the audience scrambled to safety, Firstpost reporter Sanjay Sawant heard strains of soundbites like these: “Maharashtra ki barah baj gayi” which, loosely translated, means the State’s image has taken a good beating.