02:43 GMT05 August 2020
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    New Delhi (Sputnik): A major fire has been reported in the Indian financial capital Mumbai's Crawford Market, a wholesale market that houses shops selling household items such as vegetables, fruits, poultry, imported food items, etc. The market is walking distance from the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station.

    Four fire engines and four water tankers were rushed to Crawford Market in Mumbai to douse a fire on Thursday evening. The details of how the fire started are yet to be ascertained, but videos show that the blaze started in a ground floor shop. No casualties have been reported yet. 

    The busy colonial-era Crawford Market is one of the most prominent street markets in India's financial capital, which houses shops selling household items such a vegetables, fruits, poultry, imported food items, etc. Established in 1871, the market was earlier known as Mahatma Jyotirai Phule Market, but it was later changed by Mumbai's Municipal Commissioner Arthur Crawford.

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