Maharashtra: Fire Fighting Operations Underway in Bhiwandi’s Chemical Godown Since Yesterday

The fire broke out in a chemical godown in Bhiwandi last night. Fire fighting operations are still underway.

Published: July 23, 2019 9:39 AM IST

By News Desk | Edited by Kanimozhi Sudhakar

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Mumbai: Firefighters are continuing their operation to contain the flames in a chemical godown in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi. The fire broke out on Monday night and emergency and rescue operation are still underway.

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So far, no casualties or injuries have been reported. More details are awaited in the incident.

In yet another incident on Monday afternoon, a major fire broke out in a building in Bandra West area of Mumbai trapping nearly 100 people on its terrace. The building was housing the state-run telecom company MTNL. As many as 20 fire engines and 14 fire tenders were immediately deployed at the spot to douse the flames.

The incident occurred just a day after a person was feared dead as a level-2 fire broke out on the third floor of Churchill Chamber building on Merryweather Road near Taj Mahal Hotel in Colaba.

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Published Date: July 23, 2019 9:39 AM IST