Two injured in fire after cylinder blast in Mumbai

The incident occurred at around 6.10 PM at Subhedar Ramji Ambedkar Nagar at Laldongar area, said the police.

By: PTI | Mumbai | Updated: October 12, 2016 9:03 pm

At least two persons were on Wednesday injured in a fire, which broke out after a LPG cylinder exploded at Chembur in Mumbai, police said. The incident occurred at around 6.10 PM at Subhedar Ramji Ambedkar Nagar at Laldongar area. The fire broke out from a room which was locked since a few days and spread to nearby hutments, a senior police official said.

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Locals informed the Chunabhatti police station and fire brigade, he added.

Seven fire engines were rushed to the spot and the blaze was brought under control after an hour-long operation, added the official.

The injured are admitted to a civic hospital. Prima facie, the blaze erupted after LPG cylinder blast, he said adding a probe is underway.

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