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Mumbai fire: Separate blazes break out in suburban Mulund, Bhiwandi; no casualties reported

Mumbai: A fire broke out at an industrial estate in suburban Mulund late on Saturday night with officials of the BMC Disaster Control Room stating that fire-fighting operations were currently underway.

Representational image. PTI

Representational image. PTI

A Control Room official said that the there were no reports of injuries to anyone, adding that eight fire engines and an equal number of water tankers had been deployed to douse the fire.

"The fire erupted at some industrial shops in Shanti Agency in Mulund West around 9 pm. The cause of the fire is not yet known," an official said.

Meanwhile, in neighbouring Thane, firefighters continued their efforts to bring under control a raging fire at a godown in Bhiwandi's Mankoli Naka area.

Fire teams from Bhiwandi, Ulhasnagar, Badlapur and Kalyan were engaged in the fire operations since 3 am on Saturday, officials said.

There are no casualties, officials said, adding that it could take some more time to douse the flames.


Published Date: Feb 04, 2018 08:46 AM | Updated Date: Feb 04, 2018 08:46 AM

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