A major disaster was averted by timely action of fire services after a fire broke out in forest area of Surabardi hills on Tuesday evening.
The fire was spread upto 6 km circumference. The fire slowly spread near Rashtriya explosive and commercial explosive companies at Surabardi Amravati road however timely intervention of Fire service by NMC averted a major disaster.
Five water tenders from Fire and Emergency services, NMC, one water tender from Wadi Nagar Parishad were dispatched upon getting the information of the incident.
The fire tenders Are battling fire on very difficult terrain being a forest on hills and having explosive companies and residential area and police training center with residential colony adjacent to the forest hills.
Water is being lifted from overhead water reservoir of Of police training center.
Expensive cable drums worth crore of Rahul cables private Ltd were engulfed in fire. But fire service personnel were successful in preventing the spread of fire in the company and saved 76 cable drums.
The fire is now under control. As per preliminary information, no casualty is reported.