TWO SEPARATE fires, one in Worli and the other in Malad East, broke out in the city on Wednesday. Two firemen were injured in the fire in Worli, while no injuries were reported in the latter.
The first fire broke out in the Madhusudan Chawl in Worli around 11:27 am, spreading to 12 rooms. Eight fire engines and five water tankers were sent to the spot and it took more than two hours to douse the flames. Two firemen and one of the residents suffered minor injuries during the rescue efforts. The injured firemen, Yuvraj Pichad (45 years) and Sanjay Pawar (42 years), suffered burns and were taken to KEM hospital. The resident, Gulshan Natt (45 years), too suffered burns but he refused treatment.
In Malad East, four shops caught fire in Pimpripada, which manufacture scrap material, around 4 pm. No injuries were reported. Four fire engines and four water trucks were sent to the spot and the fire was doused by 7 pm.