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Fire at Todi Mill Compound in Mumbai; none hurt

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A fire broke out at a commercial complex in the Mill Compound in Lower area here today, a said.

No casualty or injury was reported in the mishap.

The premises in central primarily houses offices and eateries and is located opposite to the Kamala Mills Compound, where 14 people were killed in a deadly blaze on December 28 last year.

The control room received a call about the blaze erupting from some commercial structures in the Mill Compound at 11.04 am, the said.

Four fire fighting engines were immediately pressed into service to douse the flames, he said.

"The fire was controlled and extinguished within an hour and no one was injured in the incident," he said.

The exact cause of the fire and loss of property will be ascertained after a thorough investigation into the incident, the said.

The police also rushed its personnel to help in dousing the flames.

"Yes a fire broke out at Mills. as well as @MumbaiPolice staff is on the spot. No casualties reported so far," the police said in a tweet.

On January 19 this year, a fire had broken out in the dilapidated -- which was shut years ago -- in the Todi Mill Compound, though no one was injured in the mishap.

After the Kamala Mills Compound fire last year, the and the fire brigade department had taken several measures, including removal of encroachments from the industrial and commercial areas across the city.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, May 03 2018. 16:10 IST