A massive broken out at a plywood shop in Kolkata on Wednesday. It is to be noted that the fire reportedly broke out in a bamboo shed and a plywood shop on Rifle Range Road in Kolkata's Park Circus area. No casualties have been reported so far.
According to the news agency ANI, as many as 12 fire tenders are present on the spot to douse the fire. However, train service at Sealdah’s south section has been disrupted.
Here’s a tweet of ANI:
The cause of fire is yet to be ascertained.
More details are awaited.
The unfortunate incident comes at least two days after a fire broke out in Olypub, the iconic resto-bar at Park Street in Kolkata. The fire took place at around 5 pm when the restobar’s ground and mezzanine floor was buzzing with customers. All the patrons were immediately evacuated out of the restaurant and none were hurt. Incidentally, on November 2014, a fire had broken out in the mezzanine floor of the Olypub and due to which the restobar was shut for Moharram.
Previously, on May 14 this year, a massive fire had broken out at the Vedic Village Spa Resort, which is about 20 minutes away from the Kolkata international airport.