A fire broke out on the fifth floor of a building on Cotton Street in Burrabazar this afternoon. Police reported that the fire was detected in a saree godown and the fire department was called to extinguish it. Thick smoke filled the area.
Four vehicles, including three ambulances, parked in the premises of the Thane civil hospital here were destroyed in a fire on Sunday evening, civic officials said.
Santosh Kadam, chief of the Regional Disaster Management Cell of the Thane Municipal Corporation, said that a fire broke out around 4 pm in one of the vehicles and it soon engulfed three ambulances and a jeep.
He informed that the vehicles were parked near the ICU, adding that fire engines soon arrived and doused the flames.
He said the cause of the fire was being probed and added that ownership details of the vehicles could not be ascertained as they were completely burnt down.