Thane: Scrap Godown Gutted in Fire in Kalwa; No Casualties sattaex.com


Last Updated: March 06, 2024, 22:54 IST

The fire spread due to the stored furniture and garbage lying in the open plot, the official said. (Image: Representative/ANI)

Four fire engines carried out fire-fighting operations and brought the blaze under control after around three hours at 9 pm

A scrap godown was gutted in a fire in Kalwa township in Thane district on Wednesday evening which destroyed stored furniture, a civic official said.

Nobody was injured in the blaze that triggered small explosions, said Thane Municipal Corporation Disaster Management Cell chief Yasin Tadvi.

As a precautionary measure, residents of an adjacent seven-storey building were evacuated, he said, adding that window panes of some flats were damaged in explosions.

Four fire engines carried out fire-fighting operations and brought the blaze under control after around three hours at 9 pm.

The fire spread due to the stored furniture and garbage lying in the open plot, the official said. The cause of the blaze is not known, Tadvi added.

(This story has not been edited by News18 staff and is published from a syndicated news agency feed – PTI)

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