Forest Glen Apartments in Lake Forest, in the city of Gwalior, have been badly damaged in the Forest Glen fire which has destroyed several buildings in the area.
The area has been under curfew for almost two weeks.
In an update posted on Twitter, the Gwalor police said that the fire started on Tuesday night, around 8pm.
The fire is now burning about 10 acres and there is no sign of stopping the blaze.
On Wednesday morning, the fire was reported to be on a small plot in the forest, but it has since been reduced to about 5 acres, with the rest of the forest now being completely burnt.
Fire department officials said that they were working to rescue residents and prevent any further loss of life.