Raigad: A major fire broke out at an oil factory in Raigad district of Maharashtra earlier on Sunday. At least 12 fire tenders are currently present at the spot carrying out the firefighting operations. No casualties or injuries were reported in the incident, till the time of filing this report. Also Read - Lockdown in Maharashtra Soon? Read Ajit Pawar's Warning as State Logs Highest Single-day COVID Count
The cause of fire is believed to be short-circuit. However, the exact reason is yet to be ascertained. Also Read - Mumbai's Haffkine Institute Gets Centre's Nod to Produce Covaxin; CM Thackeray Thanks PM Modi
The incident comes a few days after a massive fire was reported from Ghatkopar-Mankhurd Link Road in Mumbai. Reportedly, a blaze engulfed a crane earlier this week. However, no injury or casualty was reported in the fire. Also Read - Depressed Over Testing Positive for COVID-19, Woman Sets Herself on Fire
Meanwhile last month, in a similar incident, a fire broke out at a plastic factory in Kandivali in north Mumbai. The reason behind the incident was believed to be a short-circuit.
In December 2018, at least four men were killed in a blaze that gutted a cloth godown in Kandivali.