Fire breaks out at Thane’s Viviana Mall, no injuries reportedUpdated: Apr 11, 2018 12:09 IST
Firefighters doused the fire by 7am, no casualties were reported(Praful Gangurde/HT)
A fire broke out at Thane’s Viviana Mall early on Wednesday morning. Though no casualties have been reported and fire was doused immediately, a lot of smoke had spread all over the mall.
The fire brigadehas initially decided to close the mall for the public for owing to security reasons, but later reopened it around 12pm. Viviana Mall is the largest and most popular mall in Thane.
The fire broke out in a store room near Cinepolis Multiplex on the second floor of the Mall, between 2am to 3am. The fire was doused by the fire brigade team, which included 6 fire engines, 6 water tankers and a Quick Response Vehicle (QRV) at the site.
“A fire broke-out in the store room of a multiplex due to short circuit, which immediately got detected by the mall's fire alert systems. The fire was brought under control by the mall’s internal fire safety team and Thane's fire brigade team immediately. No casualties has been reported."
"The fire was doused by around 7am, however, smoke spread all over the mall. The smoke was later removed with the help of a smoke exhauster. Further inspection work will be on and as the mall is wet, it will be closed today. We have also kept one fire engine under observation for the next six hours," said Shashikant Kale, chief fire officer, Thane Municipal Corporation.
First Published: Apr 11, 2018 10:13 IST