Mumbai: A huge fire broke out at Behrampada slums near the Bandra station in Mumbai this afternoon. 16 fire engines and nearly as many water tankers are being used to fight the fire; the sky is filled with smoke.
Andheri-Panvel train services suspended due to fire outside Bandra station. Harbour line services running between CST and Wadala, Wadala to Bandra/Andheri shut, reports Poonam Ahuja.
The fire broke out near the east side of Bandra local station during a demolition drive carried out by the municipal corporation, the official said. “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,” the 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.