A major fire broke out on Friday at Oil depot on Butcher Island located close to Elephanta Island on the Thane creek, near Mumbai. Several fire-tenders rushed to the spot and operations are still on till the last reports came in. No casualty has been reported so far.
According to officials, the fire broke out in two fuel storage tanks. "The fire has been brought under control," the official said.
According to port officials, the incident took place around 5 in the evening at tank number 13 and 14, which have storage capacity of around 10 to 15 lakh litres each.