A major fire destroyed at least half a dozen shops in a commercial complex in Maharashtra. The fire broke out at Arcadia Shopping Center at Ghodbunder in Thane (west). The shopping complex is part of a sprawling housing colony located on GB Road. The incident took place on Friday morning and no casualty reported till last report came in. Thane Fire Brigade personnel and regional disaster management cell (RDMC) were engaged in firefighting operations. Three fire engines, two rescue vehicles and three water tankers were pressed into service. An RDMC official said that the cause of the blaze was not yet known.