Bhiwandi, April 11: A major fire broke out at two different places in Bhiwandi on Tuesday. While one happened at a residential building with 150 people trapped, the other occurred at a powerloom factory in Bhiwandi area. Nine fire tenders and five water tankers have been sent to the spot to rescue the trapped. Around 150 people are reportedly trapped inside the residential building. As per initial reports, 25 people have been rescued from there. Reportedly, the fire broke out in the ground floor and later spread to other floors of the four-storey complexes. No casualties have been reported yet.Also Read - Mega Luck! Maharashtra Man Purchases Lottery Ticket Online, Wins $1 Million in Dubai Duty Free Raffle
The video shows fire-fighters helping people out of the building. As of now, reason for the fire could not found. Authorities have asked Mumbai fire department to help in the rescue operation. Operations are underway to bring the fire under control and more details are awaited in the incident. (Also Read- Thane: Massive fire breaks out at garment factory in Bhiwandi, 80 people feared to be trapped) Also Read - 'Wardi Utar, Cheer Dunga': Couple Caught on Camera Threatening & Screaming at Traffic Constable in Thane | Watch
After the fire spread far and wide, people have now moved to the terrace of the building. Also Read - Thane Woman Alleges She Was Vaccinated Thrice in 15 Minutes; Civic Body Dismisses Her Claims
Shahnawaz Hussain, BJP Vice-president tweeted prayers for the people trapped in the building.