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 least seven cylinders exploded in the course of the fire, making it troublesome for the firemen to include 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 will not be but identified. The firemen are preventing it tooth and nail and hopefully, it would quickly be
underneath management. We’ve emptied your entire space. There have been a number of blasts, which could possibly be due to the fuel cylinders,” a senior officer of the Kolkata Police stated.
Locals alleged that firefighters reached the spot at the least an hour late, due to which the blaze went uncontrolled.
A few police autos have been vandalised, following which a staff 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’ve additionally snapped electrical energy provide in your entire space. There are at the 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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