Mumbai: A fire broke out at a plastic factory in Kandivali on Friday afternoon. Five fire tenders are at the spot carrying out the fire fighting operations. Also Read - Mumbai Local Trains to be Available For Central Govt, Bank And Court Employees Soon
The cause of fire is believed to be a short-circuit. However, the exact reason is yet to be ascertained. No reports of casualties or injuries have been received as of yet. More details, in connection with the incident, are awaited. Also Read - Mumbai Containment Zones List Today: 750 Areas Declared as COVID Hotspots, 5,831 Buildings Sealed
On December 31, the Mumbai Fire Brigade acted against owners of 31 establishments, including malls, eateries and multiplexes, for violation of norms. Also Read - Terror Alarm in Mumbai: Security Beefed up Near Taj Palace, Hotel Colaba After Bomb Threat From Pakistan
“A total of 377 establishments like malls, eateries and multiplexes were checked and action was taken against owners of 31 places. Action included demolition, encroachment removal, LPG cylinders seizure, inspection report submission and notice issuance,” Chief Fire Officer PS Rahangdale informed.
Mumbai has witnessed a series of fire incidents in the past few days, prime among them being one at the ESIC Hospital in Andheri on December 17 which killed 11 people and another in a high-rise in Tilaknagar area on December 27 that took five lives.
(With inputs from PTI)