Mumbai: Fire breaks out in Byculla slum, no casualties reported

The fire was confined to six-seven hutments and dense smoke enveloped the area because of the fire.

Staff ReporterUpdated: Monday, November 14, 2022, 11:47 PM IST
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Byculla hutments caught fire on Monday | Salman Ansari/ FPJ

Mumbai: A fire broke out in a slum pocket in Byculla's K K Marg area on Monday, informed the civic officials, adding that no one was injured in the mishap.

The Mumbai Fire Brigade (MFB) said the blaze erupted around 11.30am and was confined to 6-7 hutments. Eight fire engines and water tankers were fighting the flames as dense smoke billowed in the area.

The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

According to the civic body, at least eight fire engines and other firefighting vehicles including water tanker were rushed to the spot.

The visuals of the incident showed the hutments that caught fire were in close proximity with others. The roof had been completely destroyed due to the fire.

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