A level one fire was reported in a mangrove forest area of Malad's Marve. According to MFB, around 2:55 p.m. excessive fumes of smoke were noticed behind Marina Enclave in Malad West when the mangroves and rubber caught fire. A fire brigade was deployed at the spot and the fire was doused at 3:15 p.m.
Incidents of similar fire cases have been reported in the area before.
So far no casualties and injuries are reported in the fire.
Twitter users shared pictures on social media of the site.
Further details awaited.
A similar incident was recently in Goregaon's Aarey colony when a fire started in the grass near Royal Palms Society and Royal Palms Hotel in Aarey colony. Three firefighting vehicles and personnel were engaged in dousing it. The fire gutted many trees and phumes of smoke covered up the area.