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Mumbai Fire Update: At least 10 Injured In Cylinder Blast In Chembur

The fire caused by the explosion of an LPG cylinder was confined to electric wiring and wooden furniture in the ground-plus-one structure. The fire was successfully extinguished by 8:08 am.

Mumbai Fire Update: At least 10 Injured In Cylinder Blast In Chembur
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At least 10 people were injured in a cylinder explosion in Mumbai's Chembur area on Thursday morning, May 6 at 7.37 am. The officials along with the fire brigade have reached the spot and rescue operations are currently underway.

According to a report by Mumbai Fire Brigade, the incident took place behind Smoke Hill Saloon near Golf Club on C.G. Gidwani Road in Chembur.

The fire caused by the explosion of an LPG cylinder was confined to electric wiring and wooden furniture in the ground-plus-one structure. The fire was successfully extinguished by 8:08 am.

A blaze erupted after a blast and impact of explosion damaged the structure, officials stated.

All the injured have been admitted to Govandi Shatabdi Hospital for treatment. Among the injured were Om Limbajia, his 9-year-old son Soumya Bhajla (33), Ajay Limbajia, and Poonam Limbajia (35).

Mehek Limbajia (11) suffered minor burns, while Jyotsna Limbajia (53) and Piyush Limbajia (25), Nitin Limbajia (55) and Preeti Limbajia (34) sustained deep burns; however, they are said to be stable.

Meanwhile, Sudam Shirsat, a 55-year-old man, sustained head and leg injuries and was shifted to Sion Hospital. His condition is critical. The fire department's quick response helped prevent further damage and injuries by ensuring timely medical attention to all affected individuals.

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