Fire breaks out in forest near Mumbai's Aarey Colony; three fire tenders at spot, no one injured

A fire brigade official said the blaze started around 2:40 pm and that efforts are on to douse it. He added that the cause of the fire is yet to be determined

Press Trust of India February 15, 2021 20:32:02 IST
Fire breaks out in forest near Mumbai's Aarey Colony; three fire tenders at spot, no one injured

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Mumbai: A fire broke out in the thicket in Aarey Colony area of Mumbai on Monday afternoon, and three firefighting vehicles and personnel were engaged in dousing it, an official said.

There is no report of any injury or damage to property from the fire that started in the grass banks near Royal Palms Society and Royal Palms Hotel inside what is a major green lung of the metropolis, a fire brigade official said.

"The blaze started around 2:40 pm. Efforts are on to douse it. The cause is yet unknown," he added. .

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