Fire breaks out at company office in Thane West

A fire broke out at the office of a company in Thane West on Wednesday. The incident took place at the office of Raymond company in Thane West.

Fire tenders along with two fire engines, two rescue vehicles and one water tanker reached the spot. Police and Regional Disaster Management Cell officials are present at spot. No casualties and injuries have been reported so far.

The city's Regional Disaster Management Cell (RDMC) chief Santosh Kadam told news agency PTI that the Thane civic fire services received a call at 5.50 am about the blaze. The company said that there were no injuries or casualties.

A portion of an office building at the Raymond Ltd's premises in Thane (West) has been affected by fire. The fire has been contained by the fire officers and RDMC officials. The damage is being assessed, Raymond said in a regulatory filing. The company said the affected building is adequately insured and business of the company continues normally. Raymond, however, did not mention the cause of the fire.

The ground-plus-one-storey office building of Raymond is located on Pokhran Road No.1 in the city. As per locals, flames could be seen from a long distance. The RDMC team, three fire engines, two jumbo water tankers, three other tankers and police rushed to the spot, Kadam said.

The blaze was brought under control after hectic efforts for over an hour. "There was no casualty," Kadam said, adding that the cause of the fire was not yet known.

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