Fire breaks out at a shopping centre in Thane West

A fire broke out in a shopping centre in Thane West on Friday morning. No casualty was reported so far.

The fire broke out at Arcadia Shopping Center in Hiranandani Estate in Thane West. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

The shopping complex is part of a sprawling housing colony and located on the GB Road. The fire broke out in the complex around 6 am.

A dozen fire engines and RDMC personnel are engaged in dousing the flames, Santosh Kadam, chief of the Thane Municipal Corporation's Regional Disaster Management Cell (RDMC) told news agency PTI.

He said the cause of the blaze was not yet known, but no one was injured in the incident. It is a big blaze which destroyed at least half a dozen shops selling medicines, sweets, liquor and hardware, among other items, Kadam said.

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