Mumbai fire highlights: Train services resume after blaze near Bandra Station

Commuters have been advised to stay away from the Bandra East side ticket booking office. 

| New Delhi | Updated: October 26, 2017 6:39 pm
mumbai fire, fire in mumbai, garib nagar fire, bandra fire, behrampada, mumbai, fire accident, latest news, indian express The fire is spreading to the nearby hutments (Express photo)

A fire broke out in Garib Nagar, Bandra East in Mumbai on Thursday afternoon. Sixteen fire engines and 12 water tankers are at the spot. Rescue operations are underway and no casualty has been reported as of now. It was not immediately known what caused the fire. The area is inhabited by slum dwellers and the fire is spreading to nearby hutments. Commuters have been advised to stay away from the Bandra East side ticket booking office. There is also heavy police deployment near the site.

The Harbour line was briefly closed from 16.25 hours due to the fire. The services, however resumed soon on all lines at Bandra, Western Railways said as reported by ANI.

mumbai fire, fire in mumbai, garib nagar fire, bandra fire, behrampada, mumbai, fire accident, latest news, indian express Locals are also trying to douse the fire. (Express photo) mumbai fire, fire in mumbai, garib nagar fire, bandra fire, behrampada, mumbai, fire accident, latest news, indian express Two minor injuries have been reported till now. (Express photo)

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