Malad, 13th February 2023: A massive fire has broken out in a slum in Kurar village of Malad in Mumbai. So far, more than 50 huts have been burnt down in this fire. According to information, a 14-year-old boy died in this fire. Many people have also been injured. As soon as the fire was reported, the fire brigade personnel, along with the police, rushed to the spot and managed to bring the fire under control.
There is a locality called Kurar Village in Malad, adjacent to Ambedkar Nagar, where the massive fire broke out this morning. There are more than 300 huts here. It is being reported that due to this fire, the cylinder exploded and the fire flared up further.
The slum in Ambedkar Nagar is built on forest land. Huts have been built here with the help of plastic and iron sheets. After the fire broke out around 11 am, there was a stir among the residents.