Mumbai: Massive blaze engulfs garment, chemical manufacturing units in Andheri
Several garment and chemical manufacturing units were gutted in a fire in Mumbai's suburban Andheri late last night. The blaze erupted in one of the units and spread to the other units located in Asalfa village at around 11:45 pm and efforts to douse it are still underway, the official of the Disaster Management Cell of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation said. Here's more.
No casualties reported so far: An official
However, so far no casualties have been reported, and the exact number of units gutted in the fire is yet to be ascertained, said the official of BMC's Disaster Management Cell. Eight fire engines, six jumbo tankers and five jetties have been pressed into service, he said. He also added the exact cause of the blaze was not yet known.