FIRE AT SPICE PACKAGING UNIT IN MAHAPE
VASHI: A fire broke out at a spice packaging unit at MIDC, Mahape, on Monday Although no casualties were reported, it took fire-fighters over an hour to douse the blaze which broke out on the terrace of the packaging company at 5pm. Six fire engines were rushed from Vashi, Mahape, Airoli to put out the fire, which destroyed a number of sacks containing spices and raw materials. The fire may have broken out because of a short circuit, said Vijay Rane, a fire officer from Vashi. However, the exact cause is yet to be ascertained.
The fire broke out on the terrace of the unit.