Mumbai: A petrol tanker caught fire near Bhakti Park in Mumbai’s Wadala at around 10:45 PM on Monday. At least five fire tenders are present at the spot. Firefighting operations are currently underway. Also Read - 6 Dead, Several Injured in Blast at Firecracker Factory Near Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu
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A couple of hours before, a fire broke out in Surat’s Vesu area. At least five fire tenders were pressed into service to control the raging blaze. Also Read - Coronavirus: Amid Rising Cases, BMC Shuts Mumbai's Iconic Oval Maidan From Tomorrow
More than 50 people were stranded in the building where the fire broke out. The building where the blaze started had a tuition class and hence many children were also trapped inside the premises. The fire department officials were trying to save the children from the raging fire.
As many as nine people were rescued and have been shifted to a hospital.