Massive fire breaks out in Mumbai's Kalachowki area
The fire reportedly broke out just before noon in a congested part of the area.
Mumbai: A massive fire broke out on Tuesday morning in the city's Kalachowki area. Flames could be seen from a considerable distance and as many as 16 fire tenders and 12 jumbo tankers were rushed to the spot to bring the blaze under control. Six jets are also in operation to confine the fire.
The fire reportedly broke out in a warehouse in an area which also has several residential buildings. These buildings were evacuated as a precautionary measure and there have been no reports of any injuries or casualties so far. The main road leading up to the spot where the fire broke out has been sealed by Mumbai Police.
Mumbai: Fire is at a godown of Eastel Metal Company in Kalachowki. No casualty reported pic.twitter.com/NBuApoXLJn
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Meanwhile, senior officials from the fire department are also at the spot and efforts to bring the blaze under control is underway.
(Note: This is a developing story and will be updated when more details are available)