Mumbai: Level-2 fire broke out in a cloth factory at Damu Nagar near MIDC bus stop in Kandivali (East). At least four fire tenders are present at the spot.
Another fire broke out in a godown in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi. Bhiwandi Nizampur Municipal Corporation Chief Fire Officer Datta Salvi said there was no loss of life or casualty in the blaze.
The fire broke out at about 2 PM in Krishna Complex at Gundavali that housed several godowns and it was brought under control at around 6 PM, he said. The blaze destroyed at least a dozen godowns, where broom and other materials were kept, located in the complex, the official said.
The cause of the fire was under probe, he added.
On December 19, a fire which broke out at ESIC Kamgar Hospital in Mumbai‘s Andheri which was later doused. No casualties have been reported.
This is not the first time that fire broke out in the ESIC Andheri hospital premises. Two days back, fire at the same hospital left at least eight dead including a two-month-old baby. A total of 176 persons, including three firemen, were being treated in city hospitals as per a report from the Disaster Management Unit of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).
According to reports, the fire was caused by a suspected short-circuit and was first noticed on the upper floors of the five-storied building with a glass facade in the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) area — the industrial hub in the north-western suburb — around 4.15 PM on December 17.