A massive fire broke out in one of the parked cars under a flyover on the Western express highway in Vile Parle area, Mumbai on May 6. The incident took place in the afternoon where one of the cars parked under the flyover caught fire. The fire was spreading rapidly hence the other cars parked in the vicinity also caught fire and the area was engulfed with smoke.
As soon as the fire was noticed by the locals the fire tenders were informed about the incident and they immediately reached the spot and were trying to douse off the flames. Two water tankers were also brought on the spot for the firefighting operation.
According to the sources, at least three cars which were parked under the flyover were completely gutted in the blaze.
Luckily no casualty was reported due to the blaze.
The fire was brought in control within an hour. The cause of the fire is ascertained yet.
Due to this fire incident, northbound traffic on the main road and the flyover was affected. A part of the road was barricaded for emergency vehicles. Police officials, as well as the traffic officials, were present on the spot to control the traffic. Commuters were advised to avoid this stretch due to this mishap.
The analysts of Cybertech Risk Center generated real-time alerts on this incident and closely monitored the situation providing its clients with timely alerts about the same which helped them take business continuity measures and ensure employee safety in time. We at Cybertech’s Risk center covers Structure Fire, Industrial Fire, Explosion, High Rise Fire, Vehicle Fire under the ‘Fire’ category that could be the reason of disruption for the client’s business continuity process, working in collaboration with NC4 providing pan India coverage.