Fire breaks out at a slum in Mumbai

Fire breaks out at a slum in Mumbai

A fire broke out at a slum in Mumbai today. The fire broke out in the slums near station in the western part of the city.
 
Four fire engines and water tankers have been sent to the spot for the level 2 fire. Firefighting operations are underway and no casualty has been reported so far.
 
The Mumbai Fire Brigade said the fire is currently classified as level II on the fire department's five-level assessment system.
 
The fire department also said that the fire was confined to hutments present in the slum. Household articles, electric wiring, electric installation, furniture, mattresses, clothes and other such items were among those caught up in the fire.
 
The two injured persons were admitted to a nearby hospital where their condition was reported to be stable, the official said.
 
Local MLA Ashish Shelar tweeted about the fire and said police and fire brigade are trying to bring the situation under control.
 
A similar fire had broken out in the slum on the night of November 8 and was major. It took three hours to be doused.



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