Fire in slum area near Wadala in Mumbai

A major fire broke out  in Wadala on Thursday morning. So far no injuries have been reported.

The fire broke out at around 10am on the roughly 23 acres 'New Cuffe Parade' plot.

No casualty or injuries were reported so far, said fire officials.

 Fire in slum area near Wadala in Mumbai

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The blaze occurred at around 10 AM gutting several shanties of the labourers engaged in construction work near suburban Wadala, they said.

About eight fire tenders, six water tankers and ambulances were rushed to the spot, an official said.

Rescue operation was underway and the officials were trying to ascertain the cause of blaze, he added.

PTI

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Updated Date: Nov 22, 2013 08:48:11 IST