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Maharashtra: Fire erupts in meter room of residential building in Thane; none hurt

Updated on: 29 October,2023 01:48 PM IST  |  Thane
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A fire erupted in the meter room of a residential building in Maharashtra's Thane city in the early hours of Sunday

Maharashtra: Fire erupts in meter room of residential building in Thane; none hurt

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A fire erupted in the meter room of a residential building in Maharashtra's Thane city in the early hours of Sunday, the Regional Disaster Management Cell (RDMC) of the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) said.


No casualties were reported in the blaze that broke out in the meter room of a ground-plus three-storey building around 3.30 am, chief of the civic disaster management cell Yasin Tadvi said, reported the PTI.


Twelve electricity meters were destroyed in the incident, the cause of which is yet to be ascertained, he said.


Local firemen and the RMDC team rushed to the spot and put out the blaze within half an hour, the official said.

Meanwhile, in an another incident, a fire broke out at a medical shop in Thane district of Maharashtra, the Regional Disaster Management Cell (RDMC) of the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) said on Thursday.

No one was injured in the incident, the officials said.

According to the RDMC, on Thursday at around 14:02 hrs, information about the fire at the chemist was received by the civic authority. As per the initial information, a fire broke out at a shop near Paliwal Dairy, Beside Lal Bahadur Shastri Market in Indira Nagar area of Wagle Estate, Thane. 

After the information was received, the Thane Fire Brigade and other civic officials rushed to the spot and launched a fire fighting operation, the RDMC said.

The officials rushed to the spot along with one pickup vehicle and fire brigade personnel along with one rescue vehicle, one fire vehicle and one high rise fire vehicle to control the blaze, the RDMC said. 

The official said that the fire was confined to multiple materials at the shop. The fire that broke out in the Medical center was completely extinguished after a brief fire fighting operation. The situation is under control at present.

Meanwhile, in an another incident in Mumbai, on Wednesday evening, at approximately 8.20 pm, a fire was reported in the Madanpura area of Byculla in Mumbai. According to the officials, the Level 1 fire incident was reported at Lohaki Chawl, located in the vicinity of Al Reyan Tower in Madanpura. The incident was reported by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's Municipal Fire Brigade (MFB) and was swiftly addressed. An update on the incident provided at 10:10 pm, which stated the fire was successfully extinguished by the dedicated efforts of the firefighting teams. No injuries were reported in connection with the incident.

(with PTI inputs)

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