Thane (Maha), Dec 31 (PTI) A dyeing unit was gutted in a fire in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi here in Maharashtra Monday early morning, an official said. Also Read - Bhiwandi Building Collapse: 14 More Bodies Recovered, Death Toll Shoots to 39

No casualty was reported in the mishap, fire officer Datta Salvi said. Also Read - Maharashtra: Death Toll Rises to 22 in Bhiwandi Building Collapse, Two Adjacent Towers Vacated

The blaze erupted in the Ujagar dyeing unit’s three- storey building around 5 am, he said. Also Read - Kangana Ranaut Takes Dig at Maha Govt After Bhiwandi Building Collapse, Says ‘Entire State is Collapsing’

Nearly half-a-dozen fire tenders from Bhiwandi, Kalyan town and Thane city were rushed to the spot and they took about seven hours to douse the flames, he said.

Cooling operations were underway, Salvi said, adding that the cause of the fire was yet be ascertained.

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