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Huge fire breaks out at 21-storey building in Mumbai’s Malad, five fire tenders rushed to spot

Malad West: A massive fire broke out in a godown in Mumbai’s Malad West Sewri area on Saturday (December 3). Five fire engines reached the spot on receiving info and controlled the fire. Eight people have been reported injured and have been admitted to the nearest hospital for the required treatment. No casualties have been reported until now. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) stated that the fire broke out in a closed room on the third floor of the 21-storey building near Jankalyan Nagar. The incident was reported at 11:04 am, and thee fire was extinguished at 11:15 am, the civic body stated. According to the BMC, the incident was reported by the Mumbai Fire Brigade.

On December 1, a similar incident took place in New Delhi, where a massive fire broke out in vehicles including cars and bikes parked opposite West End cinema, 12 Tooti Chowk in old Delhi’s Sadar Bazaar, leaving several vehicles, including two-wheelers, gutted. 

Also read: Massive fire breaks out in old Delhi’s Sadar Bazar, fire tenders rushes to spot

“Four fire tenders pressed into service forthwith after an intimation about the incident was received,” the Fire department said in a statement.The fire fighters took an hour to bring the fire under control. By 8pm the fire was totally under control. “Fire had broken out in seven cars parked there and in a few two wheelers.

A senior fire brigade official said that they got a call about the incident at around 6:20 PM. After getting the call the fire department sent four fire engines to the spot.

The cause of the fire is not yet known. All the vehicles were damaged in the incident,” said the fire official. In a similar incident, massive fire broke out in the market area of Chandni Chowk leaving 250 shops gutted. The fire fighting operations continued for 5 days to douse the flames.

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