Union Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, meanwhile, termed yesterday's fire incident as unfortunate.

"The mishap was very unfortunate and was handled very well under the able leadership of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis", Sitharaman said today at the Make in India Week at BKC.

The embarrassing fire incident that destroyed the entire stage during a performance made organisers requisition help from Magnum Fire Services, which rushed 26 such marshals to the venue spread across 2.2 lakh square metres.

"We got a call late last night to be here", a fire marshal said at the venue.

The marshal, who did not wish to be named, said they are deployed next to the air-conditioning machinery installed at the halls.

Pointing out the potential danger posed by the hall facades made up of ply and the carpets across the venue, the marshal explained that their job is to limit the fire in case of an incident, as the first response.

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