MUMBAI: A major fire broke out at a scrap market near Maya Hotel in suburban Kurla in Mumbai Mumbai near Ghatkopar-Mankhurd link road on Sunday. However, no casualty was reported in the incident.
The blaze started at around 6 am and initially 12 fire tenders were rushed to the spot. Five more were deployed shortly.
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The flames engulfed the packing material, stock of oil and chemicals, scrap material kept in the area, an official said.
"As many as 17 fire engines have been pressed into service to bring the blaze under control," the official added.
According to another official, instructions have been given to the concerned authorities to demolish unauthorised structures and snap the electric supply to the area.
(With PTI inputs)