Massive fire in Mumbai's Jogeshwari; cylinder blast suspected to be the cause

A major blaze erupted at a furniture store in Mumbai's western suburb of Jogeshwari

FP Staff November 25, 2016 14:00:50 IST
Massive fire in Mumbai's Jogeshwari; cylinder blast suspected to be the cause

A major blaze erupted at a furniture market in Mumbai's western suburb of Jogeshwari.

According to the authorities, the fire — believed to have been set off by a gas cylinder blast — started at 12.30 pm in the store on Oshiwara Qabrastan Road in Jogeshwari (West).

Ten fire tenders were rushed to the spot and so far, no casualties have been reported. Four water tankers and two ambulances were also present on spot. The store is reportedly very close to a petrol pump.

More details as they come in.

Meanwhile, Twitter has been full of images of the huge fire and here's a small selection:

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