A massive fire engulfed a slum area in Ghaziabad on November 3. Several shanties have been gutted by fire. People in large numbers were evacuated. 30 firemen are in action. No casualties have been reported so far. Speaking to media, ASP (Rural area) of Ghaziabad, Neeraj Kumar Jadaun said, ‘We have stopped further spread of fire. It will be brought under control. The cause of the fire is being ascertained.’ ‘No casualties have been reported. Residents of this area have shifted to their temporary houses nearby,’ he added.