Ahead of Diwali, a major fire broke out in a slum in Bandra West area of Mumbai.
So far, it is known that it has been classified as a level three fire.
Administration has deployed nine fire engines and eight water tankers to douse the fire.
The incident was reported at 11.50 am in Nargis Dutt Nagar slum, Mumbai’s disaster management cell said in a statement.
Unconfirmed reports said the fire was caused by a cooking gas cylinder blast.
No information of any casualty emerged as of now.
A big cloud of smoke was seen coming out as fire fighters tried to control the fire.
Further details are awaited.>