Mumbai, Feb 15: At least one died in a fire which broke out at a godown in Mittal Estate Building in Andheri, Mumbai. Fire engines and water tankers have been rushed to the spot to douse the blaze. The cause of the fire is not known. More details in the Mittal Estate building godown fire are awaited.
The Mittal building fire has come a few days after a huge fire broke out near Maya Hotel in Mankhurd on Sunday morning. At least 20 fire engines and three water tankers were rushed to the spot to douse the fire that was confined to scrap lying in a 10,000 sq ft area.
“Nobody has been hurt. The shops which caught fire had plastic drums, oil, packaging material, plastic bottles, plywood, wooden furniture, chemicals and other scrap materials,” Chief fire officer PS Rahangdale was quoted as saying by Hindustan Times.
Mumbai has witnessed a series of fire incidents in last few months. On February 8, two people reportedly injured after a fire broke out in Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority building in Malad. Earlier, at least 12 migrant labourers suffocated to death when a fire broke out in a shop in Sakinaka.
The fire incident had come just a few days after 14 people were killed in a huge fire that broke out in one of the Kamala Mills compounds.