Fire at a godown in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi(ANI Photo)
Fire at a godown in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi(ANI Photo)

Fire breaks out at godown in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi, no casualties reported

A fire official said, the cause of the fire is not known yet. Since the godown has stock of clothes the blaze kept spreading and engulfed the entire two floors.
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 09:23 AM IST

A fire broke out at a dyeing company cum godown in Maharashtra’s Bhiwandi early Thursday. No injury or casualty has been reported so far.

The blaze in the two storey Kapil Rayon located at Kongaon, Kalyan-Bhiwandi road, in the city’s Sarivali MIDC area, started around 2:35am, fire officials said.

At first, only one fire tender of Bhiwandi Nizampur City Municipal Corporation (BNCMC) and one jumbo water tanker of Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) were rushed to the spot. As the blaze continued to spread, more fire tenders from nearby cities reached the spot.

The fire fighting operation is still underway.

The company that had a stock of raw and finished cloth and yarn has completely engulfed in the blaze, according to fire officials.

"The cause of the fire is not known yet. Since the godown has stock of clothes the blaze kept spreading and engulfed the entire two floors. No injury was reported in the incident," said a firemen of BNCMC.

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