No casualty has been reported in the incident, he said.
The flames engulfed the packing material, stock of oil and chemicals, scrap material kept in the area, he added.
"As many as 17 fire engines have been pressed into service to bring the blaze under control," the official said.
According to another official, instructions have been given to the concerned authorities to demolish unauthorised structures and snap the electric supply to the area.
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