Major fire broke out in Mumbai’s Bandra station; no casualty so far
Major fire broke out in Mumbai’s Bandra station on Thursday after which as many as 16 fire engines and 7 jumbo water tankers needed to be rushed to control the major fire. The fire broke out in Behrampada.
It need be mentioned that train services to Bandra-Andheri on Harbour line have also been suspended. Commuters hoping to return from Navi Mumbai and CST to western Suburb, need to rethink their plans to commute.
According to reports, the fire reportedly broke out near Bandra East local train station during a demolition drive carried out by the municipal corporation in the area. The skywalk that connects to the station from Bandra East is also fire. It is near a slum area. Fire rescue officials, according to reports, struggled hard to reach the spot. The Central Railway is operating services on CST-Panvel corridor services on the Harbour line.
“Our control room got a call at 4.24 pm and fire brigade personnel along with 16 fire engines and 10 water tankers have been pressed into service,” an official said.
The chief PRO of the Central Railway said, “We have stopped Harbour line up and down services from 4.25 pm as a precautionary measure owing to fire near the Bandra station on the east side.”
There has been no reports of any casualty till now.