A degree three fireplace broke out at a scrap compound in suburban Mankhurd in Mumbai this morning, destroying waste oil drums and different materials, a fireplace brigade official mentioned.
No casualty has been reported thus far, he mentioned.
The hearth brigade obtained a name round 6 am concerning the blaze within the scrap compound in Mandala locality close to Mankhurd-Ghatkopar Hyperlink Street following which its personnel rushed to the location.
“Initially, it was reported as a degree I fireplace, however round 6:38 am, it was declared as a degree III (main) blaze, which was confined to scrap materials and waste oil drums in 5 scrap godown sheds in an space about 15,000 sq ft,” the official mentioned.
Three fireplace preventing jets had been instantly pressed into operation to include the blaze which was spreading resulting from excessive wind, he added.
Six fireplace engines, 5 jumbo tankers, three water tankers, two foam tenders and an ambulance had been deployed on the spot.
“Efforts are on to douse the flames. To this point, there was no report of any damage,” the official mentioned.