Huge Fire Breaks Out At Oil Godown In A Village In Maharashtra

It was not immediately clear if there was any loss of lives in the incident due to the massive blaze in Gundavali village.

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Huge Fire Breaks Out At Oil Godown In A Village In Maharashtra

The fire broke out at a godown in Gundavali village.


Bhiwandi:  A huge fire broke out in an oil godown at Ganesh Compound in Gundavali village of Thane district's Bhiwandi in Maharashtra in the night. Six fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flames, news agency ANI reported. 

The godown was seen engulfed in flames in the pictures by the news agency. It was not immediately clear if there was any loss of lives in the incident. The extent of damage to the property is also not known.

In another incident, fire broken out at a godown in Purna village's Chaudhary Compound in Bhiwandi, and three fire tenders were rushed to the spot, according to ANI. Details are awaited about the loss to life and property.

Earlier, several fire incidents reported in Mumbai raised concerns about safety norms not being followed. The fire at two restaurants in Kamala Mills Compound on December 29 last year claimed 14 lives. This was followed by fire at Cinevista Studio in east central Mumbai,  and Navrang Studio in south Mumbai's Lower Parel in January, and massive blaze at Maya Hotel in Mankhurd in February, among other incidents. Last month, fire broke out at a building in the defence area of Colaba, however, no injuries were reported.


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