Fire destroys scrap godown in Bhiwandi
New Delhi, Feb 17: A fire broke out on Thursday in a godown where cardboard waste was kept in Bhiwandi powerloom town of Thane district in Maharashtra, a civic official said.
No one was injured in the blaze which erupted around 2 am in the godown in Mithpada area of Bhiwandi, Thane Municipal Corporation's regional disaster management cell chief Avinash Sawant said.
The godown is located in a residential area having nearly 100 houses. Three fire engines were rushed to the spot and the blaze was doused by 7 am, the official said.
The cause of the fire is not yet known, he added.
In the last two months, a number of scrap godowns have been destroyed in fires in Bhiwandi town.