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Fire in Kolkata's Burrabazar market

Press Trust of India
Jul 08, 2012 at 12:27am IST

Kolkata: A major fire broke out on the second floor of a four-storey building housing a textile godown and some offices in the city's Burrabazar area on Saturday night.

Fire brigade sources said that there was no report of any casualty so far. Fifteen fire tenders were engaged to battle the blaze and the building was evacuated, said fire services minister Javed Khan who visited the site to supervise fire fighting operations.

Sources said that the fire fighting operations proved difficult as the building was located in a congested lane. The cause of fire and the extent of damage was yet to be ascertained.

Fire in Kolkata's Burrabazar market

Fire brigade sources said that there was no report of any casualty so far.

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