Thane (Maha), Jun 21 (PTI) A fire destroyed at least 10 warehouses, where tyres and rags were stored, in the Mumbra township here in the wee hours today, an official said.Also Read - Over 5 Injured As Pillar Of Under-Construction Metro Bridge Collapses In Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi
No casualty was reported in the mishap, he said. Also Read - Maharashtra: Thane Municipality Imposes Fresh Curbs, Restricts Unvaccinated Passengers From Using Public Buses | Check Details
The blaze erupted around 4 am in one of the godowns on Khardi road and spread rapidly engulfing nine other warehouses located in the vicinity, Thane Municipal Corporation’s regional disaster management cell chief Santosh Kadam said. Also Read - Maharashtra: Over 34 People Hospitalised After Chemical Vapours Leak From Factory In Thane
The old and worn-out clothes, rubber tyres and other material kept in the godowns aggravated the blaze.
Three scooters parked in the area were also charred, he said.
Three fire engines were rushed to the spot and managed douse the flames, the official said, adding that the cooling operation was underway.
The cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained, he added.
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