"A fire broke out this afternoon that resulted in explosion in one of the containers in Container Freight Station in Navghar village this afternoon. One person was killed and three suffered injuries in the incident," Ankush Shinde, Deputy Police Commissioner, Navi Mumbai, told PTI.
Seven fire engines and four water tankers were rushed to the spot to douse the blaze, said Fire Brigade officials.
The government-run JNPT operates India's largest shipping port in adjoining Navi Mumbai.
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