A massive fire has broken out in a few shops at the Fashion Street in South Mumbai's Churchgate area on Saturday, November 5.

It is pertinent to mention that the firefighters immediately rushed to the spot and managed to douse the fire; a few shops on Fashion Street were gutted in the incident.

Shops at Fashion Street in Mumbai caught fire around 1pm on Saturday. Fire tenders were rushed to the spot and within two hours the flames had been doused. No injuries have been reported.

The Mumbai traffic police said the road has been closed for traffic temporarily until the situation is brought under control.

Black smoke rising in the sky was visible from a distance. Mumbai Fire Brigade officials said the fire at the shops on Fashion Street was a level 1 fire.

Around 10 to 20 shops are reported to have been engulfed in the fire. BEST, Mumbai fire brigade as well as police personnel are present at the spot.

"After the fire brigade was alerted about the incident, six fire engines were rushed to the spot," the official said, adding that the blaze was extinguished in around 15 minutes.

According to BMC, information about the fire in shops at Fashion Street in Mumbai was received on Saturday and subsequently, fire tenders were sent to the spot. Fashion Street has been closed temporarily for traffic till the situation is brought under control, Mumbai Traffic Police said in a tweet.