Kolkata warehouse catches fire

A major fire broke out in a warehouse on the banks of Hooghly river at the Armenian ghat around 7.46 p.m. on 7 October.

Published: 07th November 2017 09:55 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th November 2017 09:59 PM   |  A+A-

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KOLKATA: A warehouse on the banks of Hooghly river here caught fire on Tuesday evening and the fire services were trying to prevent it from spreading, a fire service official said. No injuries were reported so far.

"A major fire broke out in a warehouse at the Armenian ghat around 7.46 p.m. on Tuesday. Primarily, it seemed a plenty of inflammable materials were stored in it. The exact reason of fire could not be comprehended yet," the official said, 

The official said there was a high possibility of fire spreading to other adjacent establishments and 20 fire tenders were working for almost one and a half hours to douse the blaze.

"No injuries are reported so far," the official said.

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