A massive broke out in an oil storage depot of the public sector Indian Oil Corporation Limited in Navi Mumbai early Tuesday, police said.
The fire alert was received by the police around 2 a.m. from the security guard of the company in the Taloja-MIDC area of Navi Mumbai. So far, there are no reports of any casualties.
At least 25 fire tenders have rushed to the spot and are fighting the blaze, while reinforcements are being summoned from neighbouring towns like Thane and Panvel.
Top police officials including Navi Mumbai police commissioner Javed Ahmed and others were at the site supervising the fire-fighting operations.