Mumbai: Huge Fire Erupts At Furniture Market In Goregaon (Video)

Mumbai: Huge Fire Erupts At Furniture Market In Goregaon (Video)

The fire seems to be limited to about 10 to 15 units on the ground floor and partly on the ground plus one floor of the building.

SHEFALI PARAB-PANDITUpdated: Friday, March 15, 2024, 08:28 AM IST
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Mumbai: Huge Fire Erupts At Furniture Market In Goregaon (Video) |

Mumbai: A massive fire broke out in a furniture godown on Ram Mandir Road in Goregaon West on Thursday afternoon. The fire was doused by 8.15 pm. However, no injuries were reported in the incident, confirmed fire officials.

The fire erupted in the ground of a one storey structure located near Narayan Plaza in Goregaon West around 3.30 pm on Thursday. Eight fire engines, seven jumbo tankers and other fire brigade vehicles along with an ambulance were rushed to the spot for firefighting operations. The fire was declared as level 2 (major fire) at 4.10 pm by the fire brigade.

As per the fire official, "Fire was confined to garments, stock of wooden material, scrap material, fabrication materials in 10 to 15 galas of ground floor and partly one floor structure on an area about 2000 sq.ft. The fire spread through wooden materials. The fire was covered by all the sides within three hours. The exact reason behind the fire can be known after the investigation."

However, a civic official from the P South ward said the plot on which these structures have come up belongs to Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA). "There are some shanties, wooden warehouses and furniture shops. Some of these structures were illegal."

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