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The smoke pushed the air pollution in several parts of the city to unhealthy levels.
Another major fire was reported in Kochi as the large tract of land which is a part of Mangalavanam bird sanctuary caught fire on Saturday.
The state wilted on Saturday following two major fire incidents in Kochi and Malappuram, fortunately with no casualties being reported.
A few people complained of irritating eyes and heavy chest. Residents stayed indoors after closing doors and windows.
In a shocking incident, an elderly woman was attacked and robbed on Friday evening at her home in Tripunithura by a duo who disguised themselves as cable TV operators.
At present, the Navy has facility only to berth offshore patrol vessels and smaller ships.
The Fire and Rescue Service officers along with officers of Town Planning and Pollution Control Board conducted an inspection at the building on Thursday.
The Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL) authorities on Thursday scotched rumours of Suresh Gopi’s appointment as brand ambassador of Kochi Metro.
At an RT workshop, MLA K J Maxi said Fort Kochi had immense potential to further develop as a tourist spot that provides a unique experience for the visitor.
However, the firefighters managed the situation by spraying water and foam from the nearby building and contained the blaze.
Officials said no casualty was reported but firefighters took several hours to bring the blaze, which broke out in the fourth floor of the six-storeyed building, under control.
The fire is so massive that the smoke being emitted into the sky can be seen from across the city.
Vijayawada international airport is soon going to have one-stop connectivity to Kochi.
The mobile clinic was meant to cater to patients living in the coastal areas and tribal hamlets as most of the families do not have access to such tests.
The project, mooted by the Urban Poverty Alleviation Department of the Kochi Corporation, hit troubled waters after all the Kudumbasree members started pulling out of the initiative.