Fire breaks out at Mulund dumping ground in Mumbai

  • PTI, Mumbai
  • Updated: Apr 11, 2016 20:07 IST
Smoke billowing out after a fire broke out at the dumping yard at Mulund in Mumbai on Monday. (PTI Photo)

A fire broke out on Monday at a dumping ground in Mulund area at Mumbai, civic officials said.

The blaze erupted at around 1.12 pm and five water tankers, one bulldozer and two water engines were deployed to douse the flames, officials of the Disaster Control department of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai said.

The fire, which is yet to be put-out, was seen in certain areas of the dumping ground spread across a vast area, they said.

On March 20, fire had broken out at the Mulund and Deonar dumping grounds in the mega-polis.

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