Fire Breaks at Godown in Goreoan. No casualties reported yet
A fire broke out in the Parekh Cloth Mills at Italian Industrial Estate near Oberoi Mall in Goregaon, at 8 am on Wednesday.
The blaze erupted at the ground floor of the three-storey building. No casualties have been reported so far. Eight fire tenders and six Jumbo water tankers are on the spot.
The fire brigade control room received information about it around 7.19 am. The officials of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s disaster management unit say that the work to extinguish the fire is in progress.
The cause of the fire remains unknown and further details were awaited, he added. Meanwhile, nearby offices have been evacuated to prevent any untoward incident.
The incident comes a week after at least 16 godowns and hutments were gutted in a massive blaze at Bhiwandi’s Gayatri Nagar. Earlier, on January 19, a massive fire had broken out at the Navrang studio in the Todi Mills Compound in Lower Parel area.