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Several hutments gutted in separate fire mishaps in Mumbai

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Two major fires were reported from separate parts of the metropolis today (November 21) in which several hutments were gutted,fire officials said. (IE Photo: Pradeep Kocharekar)

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No casualties or injuries were reported in the mishaps so far. (IE Photo: Pradeep Kocharekar)

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A blaze erupted today at the Ambedkar Nagar slum near the Backbay depot in Cuffe Parade area of south Mumbai gutting many shanties,they said. (IE Photo: Pradeep Kocharekar)

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Sixteen fire engines,eight water tankers and some ambulances have been rushed to the spot,he said. (IE Photo: Pradeep Kocharekar)

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Senior officials of the fire department also reached the spot,he said,adding that the cause of the fire was not yet known. (IE Photo: Pradeep Kocharekar)

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In another mishap,several hutments were gutted in a fire that broke out in an area near Wadala RTO,where some construction work was underway,officials said. (IE Photo: Pradeep Kocharekar)

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The blaze occurred at around 10 AM gutting several shanties of the labourers engaged in construction work near suburban Wadala,they said. (IE Photo: Pradeep Kocharekar)

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About eight fire tenders,six water tankers and ambulances were rushed to the spot,an official said. (IE Photo: Pradeep Kocharekar)

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Rescue operation was underway and the officials were trying to ascertain the cause of blaze,he added. (IE Photo: Pradeep Kocharekar)