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Situation under control, 17 fire appliances on field: BMC after complaints of suspected gas leak

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Sunday (midnight) said that the situation is under control adding that 17 fire appliances are on field equipped with public announcement system and ready for a response if required, after receiving complaints of suspected gas leak from residents of various parts of Mumbai.

ANI | Mumbai (Maharashtra) | Updated: 07-06-2020 04:03 IST | Created: 07-06-2020 04:03 IST
Situation under control, 17 fire appliances on field: BMC after complaints of suspected gas leak
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Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Sunday (midnight) said that the situation is under control adding that 17 fire appliances are on field equipped with public announcement system and ready for a response if required, after receiving complaints of suspected gas leak from residents of various parts of Mumbai. "Situation is under control. All necessary resources have been mobilised. Origin of the smell is being investigated. 17 fire appliances are on field equipped with public announcement system and ready for response if required. #BMCUpdates," BMC tweeted.

Earlier BMC urged people not to panic or create panic. "We've received a couple of complaints of suspected gas leak, from residents in Chembur, Ghatkopar, Kanjurmarg, Vikhroli & Powai...Please don't panic or create panic. 13 fire appliances to monitor situation have been activated as precaution," BMC tweeted.

BMC said the origin of the smell is not traced yet. While replying to a query of a twitter user, BMC tweeted, "The origin of the smell is not traced yet. The facts will be regularly updated."

In another tweet, it said: "All concerned agencies have been mobilised to check the source of the foul smell being complained of by several residents in the areas of Chembur, Ghatkopar, Kanjurmarg, Vikhroli & Powai." (ANI)


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