In the midnight BMC reported a couple of complaints of suspected gas leak in Mumbai, from residents in Chembur, Ghatkopar, Kanjurmarg, Vikhroli & Powai.
This caused a panic among people in the part of the esatern suburbs, BMC makes a public request to the people to not to create panic.
Though the fire department said that “No gas leakage was found at given locations. Further calls were received from Powai and leakage smell was felt in Andheri. Total 17 fire engines were deputed for the search of gas leakage and it was announced to not panic. Hazmat vehicles were ready for an emergency,” said Mumbai Fire Brigades.
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At the time when gas leak reported the BMC said, “Please don’t panic or creat panic. 13 fire appliances to monitor situation situation have been activated as a precaution. Any one having problems due to the foul smell please put a wet towel or cloth on your face covering nose.”
Cabinet Minister Aditya Thackeray also requested from citizen to not create panic. He wrote in a tweet, “With regards to the foul odour across some parts of Mumbai, as of now the Mumbai Fire Brigade has been activated with its SoPs. I appeal to all to stay indoors, not panic. Close your windows. @mybmc is actively monitoring this situation,”
Many Citizens of Mumbai has reacted on the the situation in twitter, some are sharing information, some sharing memes.
A user Prashant Sharma tweeted, “I don’t smell anything yet in Chembur west. #Ghatkopar #gasleak”
While a another user MS Yogi tweeted, #gasleak
Gas Leak in Few areas of Mumbai ( Chembur, Ghatkoper, Vikroli, Powai & Kanjurmarg) Please B Safe all Residents of these areas…????????????
While many user sharing memes on the situation.
— PRERANA MHATRE (@MhatrePrerana) June 6, 2020
— simran lessly (@Simranlessly) June 6, 2020
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