12 Sep 2018
Mumbai: Blaze at industrial unit in Andheri's Marol, firefighter injured
A fire engulfed an industrial unit in suburban Andheri in the wee hours Wednesday, a civic official said.
Fireman, Shivkumar Suryakant Satarval, 25, received burn injuries while dousing the flames and was rushed to Cooper Hospital, he said.
The blaze erupted around 2 am at the commercial unit located in the SEEPZ industrial area at Marol in Andheri, the official said.
Previous fire incidents in residential buildings, industrial units in Mumbai
There have been a number of fire incidents in residential buildings and industrial units in Mumbai in the last few months.
A blaze occurred Tuesday on the second floor of a commercial building situated in Madhur Industrial Estate in Andheri, injuring a firefighter.
On September 4, a commercial unit in suburban Malad caught fire, but no casualty was reported.
Cause of blaze was yet to be ascertained: Official
Firefighting engines and water tankers were rushed to the spot and the flames were doused by 6 am, the official said, adding that the cause of the blaze was yet to be ascertained.
Other fire incidents occurred in Mumbai
On August 22, a fire occurred on the 12th floor of a posh high-rise residential building in Dadar area, killing four people and injuring 16 others. On August 27, a blaze engulfed a three-story residential building in Parel area, but there was no casualty.