Fire At Cloth Mill In Suburban Mumbai, No Casualties Reported

Mumbai:  A major fire broke out in a cloth mill at the Italian Industrial Estate near Oberoi mall in suburban Mumbai’s Goregaon this morning, an official said.

No injury or casualty has been reported so far in the blaze which broke out on the ground floor of the three-storey building located in the industrial estate on Mulund Link Road, he said.

The fire brigade control room received information about it around 7:19 am, an official of Mumbai’s civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s disaster management unit said.

Eight fire engines along with water tankers and ambulance rushed to the spot. Efforts were on to douse the flames, he said.

Officials said the cause of the fire has not yet been ascertained and further details are still awaited.

Fire official at work trying to control the blaze.

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