Massive fire breaks out at a Mumbai slum, rescue operation underway
(8 months ago)
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct. 26 : Massive fire broke out at a slum near Behrampada locality near Mumbai's Bandra station on Thursday.
As many as 16 fire engines and 12 Water tankers have been rushed to the spot. No causalities have been reported so far.
An official of the Mumbai Fire Brigade (MFB) said, "The fire is confined to few hutments in area of about 300x300 and skywalk of railway station."
He also said that the fire was spreading towards south, north and east side.
Meanwhile, no railway lines have been affected in the wake of this incident, Western Railway PRO said.
Further details are awaited.