Massive fire breaks out at Kolkata plastic factory, 15 fire tenders reach spot1 min read . Updated: 12 Oct 2020, 07:48 PM IST
- No casualty was reported in the fire at the time of filing the report
- The cause of the blaze, spotted around noon, is yet to be ascertained
KOLKATA : A massive fire broke out at a plastic factory godown in a three-storey building in Chitpur area of North Kolkata in West Bengal on Monday. According to reports, 15 fire tenders have been rushed to the spot of the accident and fire fighting operations were underway to contain the flames.
No casualty was reported in the fire at the time of filing the report. Few people, who were trapped inside the building after the fire broke out, were shifted to safety well in time.
"The fire has been brought under control. Our personnel put in their best efforts to stop the flames from spreading to other parts of the building. They are currently trying to douse the fire pockets," one of the sources told news agency PTI.
The cause of the blaze, spotted around noon, is yet to be ascertained.
Traffic movement in the area was partially affected during the day in Rabindra Sarani area of Kolkata due to the blaze.
With agency inputs