10 warehouses gutted in a fire in Thane
The old and worn-out clothes, rubber tyres and other material kept in the godowns aggravated the blaze. Three scooters parked in the area were also charred, he said.
No casualty was reported in the mishap, he said. The blaze erupted around 4 am in one of the godowns on Khardi road and spread rapidly engulfing nine other warehouses located in the vicinity, Thane Municipal Corporation's regional disaster management cell chief Santosh Kadam said.
Three fire engines were rushed to the spot and managed douse the flames, the official said, adding that the cooling the operation was underway. The cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained, he added.
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