The fire erupted in the locked shanty of one Mushtaq Shaikh, a street vendor, located in Wadala Gaon locality of the city at around 12:30 PM.
After spotting the blaze, locals called up Fire Brigade, a Fire department official said, adding that residents of neighbouring huts were evacuated immediately.
By the time the flames were put out, three shanties were gutted, he said, adding that the exact cause behind the mishap is not known.
Further investigation is underway.
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