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Mumbai: Major blaze breaks out in commercial building in Kandivali

23 Sep 2017 | By Ramya Patelkhana
Mumbai: Fire breaks out in Kandivali building

A major fire broke out this morning in a three-story commercial building in East Kandivali's Ashok Nagar in suburban Mumbai.

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Disaster Management Cell said the blaze erupted on the building's second-floor; five people have been rescued unhurt.

The blaze was confined to 4-5 shops on the second-floor.

Eight fire-engines and water-tankers contained the fire; no casualties have been reported.

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23 Sep 2017Mumbai: Major blaze breaks out in commercial building in Kandivali

Cause behind fire yet to be ascertained: Official

A BMC Disaster Management Cell officer said: "The Fire brigade received a call at 10:20 am. Our team arrived at the spot at 10:38 am and swung into action to douse the fire which occurred in a commercial establishment. Cooling operations were underway."