Fire Breaks Out At Trombay's BPCL In Mahul

Fire was reported at Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited's (BPCL) Main Gate at Mahul in Trombay.

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Fire was reported at Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited's (BPCL) Main Gate at Mahul in Trombay at 12:24 pm. Mumbai Fire Brigade has been deployed at the spot along with Police personnel and ambulances. 

No injuries have been reported so far. More details are awaited. 

This has been the fourth fire that was reported in 2020. The previous fires were reported in Bhiwandi's textile factory, Mumbra's godown and Faras Road in Mumbai Central. 

Also Read: 2019 in review: Highest number of fire incidents in three years

Notably, a new report has revealed that 2019 turned out to be an extremely busy year for the city’s fire brigade with the highest fire emergencies reported in three years. In December, the fire brigade was busy attending to a fire at suburban Saki Naka in Asalpha. The fire took 48 hours to completely diminish which resulted in the deaths of two people trapped inside while leaving multiple firefighters suffocated.  As per a report, the fire brigade attended to a total of 97 fire instances in 2019. However, in 2017, the number stood at 46, suggesting that fire incidents have increased more than two-fold since then. 

Also Read: Fire At Bhiwandi's Textile Factory

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