You are here: Home » Current Affairs » News » National
Business Standard

Massive fire breaks out near Howrah bridge, no casualties reported yet

Altogether 20 fire tenders have been pressed into service to control the blaze in the city's business hub, the officials said

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

One of the fire fighter at the site
Firefighters try to douse a fire that broke out at a chemical and a cloth warehouse on the banks of river Ganges in Kolkata. Photo: Reuters

A massive fire broke out in a godown loaded with different close to Jagannath ghat near the bridge here on Saturday, officials said.

Police said that there was no report of any casualty or any person being trapped in the fire.

Altogether 20 fire tenders have been pressed into service to control the blaze in the city's business hub, the officials said.

Minister visited the site and advised fire personnel and officials to take necessary steps.

Even after ten hours the fire personnel were busy in extinguishing fire entirely.

Reason of the fire and extent of the damages were yet to be ascertained, the firemen said.

First Published: Sat, June 08 2019. 13:15 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU