Fire at oil manufacturing unit in Navi Mumbai; no casualties

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Thane, Mar 16 (PTI) A fire erupted at an oil manufacturing company at Rabale MIDC of Navi Mumbai on Tuesday. No casualties were reported in the blaze, an official from the fire brigade said.

The blaze erupted at around 5.30 pm, in which the oil manufacturing unit was completely gutted, the official said.

Four fire engines, two each from Rabale and Airoli, were pressed into service and the fire was put out after about two hours, he said.

While no casualties were reported, two companies situated next to the oil unit were partially affected in the fire, he said.

The cooling operations are underway and the cause of the fire will be probed, the official added. PTI COR ARU ARU