Kolkata | Fire breaks out in Presidency University campus, no casualties

16 January 2017, 11:33 AM
File pics: Presidency University
File pics: Presidency University

A fire broke out in the Presidency University campus on Monday morning.

There was no report of any injury or casualty, fire brigade sources said.

The flames were spotted in the canteen in the campus at around 6:10 AM and the fire brigade was informed.  Five fire tenders were engaged to put off the flames which were contained in over an hour, the sources said.

The exact cause of the fire was not clear but it spread from the kitchen place, the source said.

The heritage institution, associated with the names of the icons of Bengal and country for ages, recently celebrated 200 years of its existence. 

First Published: Monday, January 16, 2017 11:28 AM
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