A fire broke out at Goregaon's Oberoi Mall this morning.
Preliminary reports suggest a short electric circuit as the cause of fire. However, the real reason could not be ascertained as of now.
The fire broke out on the third floor of the mall where the food court is located at around 10.30am. The mall officials quickly swung into action, raised alarm bells and evacuated the entire place at once.
According to a DNA correspondent present at the scene, the fire started at a stall and spread to 5-6 adjacent stalls.
Eight fire engines, an equal number of water tankers and 50 firemen ere pressed into service. The fire was doused in under 10 minutes.
A lot of smoke was seen emanating from the third floor. Brining the smoke under control and the cooling operation took over 45 minutes.
Shops below the food court have been damaged due to the fire and leaking.
Currently, the situation is under control.
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