A fire broke out at Kolkata’s Baghbazar Wednesday evening. As many as 20 fire tenders have been rushed to extinguish the blaze.
At the very least seven cylinders exploded through the fire, making it tough for the firemen to comprise the flames.
The reason for the fire has not been ascertained but. No casualties have been reported to this point.
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“The explanation for the fire just isn’t but recognized. The firemen are combating it tooth and nail and hopefully, it is going to quickly be
beneath management. We now have emptied all the space. There have been a number of blasts, which may very well be due to the fuel cylinders,” a senior officer of the Kolkata Police stated.
Locals alleged that firefighters reached the spot at least an hour late, due to which the blaze went out of management.
A few police autos have been vandalised, following which a crew of the Speedy Motion Drive (RAF) was deployed to manage the irate mob, the officer stated.
Site visitors motion on the Kshirode Vidyavinode Avenue in addition to the Chitpore Lock Gate Bridge, the lifeline of the folks dwelling within the northern fringes of the town, was completely stopped, he stated.
“We now have additionally snapped electrical energy provide in all the space. There are at least 40 households whose homes have been gutted within the fire. A godown of books can be gutted,” the police officer stated.
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