According to report, the incident took place at around 3 am and there were no causalities reported till now. However, the entire dying unit was gutted.
At least 12 fire tenders including some from neighbouring Thane, Ulhasnagar, Kalyan and Ambernath were pressed into service," Datta Salvi, Chief Fire Officer of Bhiwandi Nizampur City Municipal Corporation, said. however, the cooling operations are underway.
The cause of fire is yet to be ascertained.
"As a precautionary measure, people from a four-storey residential building adjacent to the unit were evacuated and shifted to safer places," Salvi said.
Maharashtra: Fire broke out at a textile dying unit in Bhiwandi in early morning hours, fire fighting ops continue pic.twitter.com/SICQH29cKO— ANI (@ANI_news) June 2, 2016