"The blaze started at a scrap shop in the market near Ghatkopar-Mankhurd Link Road in Kurla around 6 am and spread to other adjacent galas (shops)," an official said.
He will be also appointing his team captain, Ravindra Balhara, to train a set of five firefighters for the first ever MMA firefighters league, to be launched in March here.
"We got information about the fire in shops near the 1,000 pillar mandapam in the temple. We rushed five fire tenders and controlled the fire from spreading," the senior fire service official.
ire which had broken out on the 11th floor of Kailash Building in Connaught Place now completely under control, 12 fire tenders were rushed to the spot.