Fire breaks out at electric meter room of building, 17 families evacuated


A fire broke out at the electric meter room of a four-storey residential building in Thane on Tuesday, following which 17 families residing there were evacuated, civic officials said. No one was injured in the blaze, according to Thane Municipal Corporation’s regional disaster management cell chief Santosh Kadam. Sixteen power meters were destroyed in the fire, Kadam said.