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Maharashtra: Fire breaks out at building in Thane's Patlipada, rescue operations underway

A massive fire broke out in a high-rise building at Patlipada in Maharashtra's Thane district on Saturday morning.

Maharashtra: Fire breaks out at building in Thane's Patlipada, rescue operations underway
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THANE: A massive fire broke out in a high-rise building at Patlipada in Maharashtra's Thane district on Saturday morning.

Fire fighting operations are underway.  No casualties or injuries have been reported so far, said news agency ANI.

Billows of grey smoke were seen in the area. 

The blaze broke out at around 5:45 AM on the third floor of a building at Rutu State, said the Regional Disaster Management Cell (RDMC) of the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC).

"MSEDC official, RDMC and fire brigade are sent on site with one fire engine, two rescue vehicle and one water tanker. There has been no injury or casualty and the situation is under control," a civic official told ANI.

A total of 22 residences were evacuated safely by RDMC and fire brigade official. 

 

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