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Major fire at scrap market in Mumbai, none injured

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A major fire broke out at a scrap market in suburban this morning, a said.

No casualty has been reported in the incident, he said.

"The blaze started at a scrap shop in the market near Ghatkopar-Mankhurd Link Road in around 6 am and spread to other adjacent galas (shops)," the said.

The flames engulfed the packing material, stock of 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 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.

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

First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 11:40 IST