Thane, April 12: A massive fire broke out on Tuesday morning at a garment factory in Bhiwandi city of Thane district in Maharashtra. According to initial reports, 80 people are feared to be trapped in the building. Ten fire tenders are at the spot and rescue operation has begun. The fire broke out at the ground floor of the four-storey complex. No casualty has been reported so far.
According to reports, fire-fighters are taking efforts to rescue around 80 people who are believed to be stuck at the terrace of the complex. Since the fire engulfed at the ground floor of the building and there’s no second exit, people inside the building have stuck. The fire is travelling upward from the ground floor posing more threat to stranded people inside the building.
As of now, the reason behind the fire could not be traced. The authorities have sought help from Mumbai fire department too to rescue operation. The rescue operation is under-way. More details are awaited.