A massive explosion took place at a factory in the Vasai area of Palghar district on Wednesday in which three workers are said to have been killed, while at least eight others were seriously injured.
The fire department has reached the spot to douse the fire and take control of the situation.
According to the fire department, the cause of the fire is said to be due to a boiler explosion. According to the officials, a hydrogen gas cylinder exploded and triggered fire.
The incident occurred at around 3 PM in the electrical equipment manufacturing company located in Chandarpada area, said a district disaster management cell official, PTI reported.
Further details are awaited.
This is a developing story.