Fire breaks out at Mumbai’s Crawford Market, fire engines at spot

Updated on Jun 11, 2020 09:13 PM IST

Mumbai’s Crawford market is at a walking distance from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus railway station.

The fire has been classified as a “Level two” type. The incident took place around 6 pm. (Photo Bhushan Koyande/HT)
The fire has been classified as a “Level two” type. The incident took place around 6 pm. (Photo Bhushan Koyande/HT)
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By

A fire broke out at Mumbai’s Crawford Market, a British-era market in the metropolitan city, however there were no reports of any injuries.

“It is a level two fire and around eight fire engines have been rushed to the spot,” a Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation official said.

The incident took place at around 6 pm. Six fire engines and three jumbo tankers have been rushed to the spot. Additionally, personnel of the BMC ward office and police and ambulances have also reached the site.

Mumbai Fire Brigade Chief, Prabhat Rahangdale, said that fire fighting and search operation is still on.

The cause of the fire is being ascertained, said the official.

The market houses several shops and the fire is confined in four of the commercial spaces.

The iconic market is at a walking distance from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus railway station.

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