Four firemen have been injured while dousing a massive fire at a chemical factory in Madhyamgram, Kolkata during late evening on Wednesday.Efforts are still on to douse the blaze.
A major fire broke out in a chemical factory near the city airport in Kolkata on Wednesday evening.
Altogether 38 fire tenders were pressed into action to douse the blaze that was spotted at around 7.10 PM.
An explosion also took place during the fire fight at 11.30 PM and four fire fighters were injured in the blast.
They were taken to hospital where their condition was said to be stable, state fire department officials said.
Airport officials said air traffic was not affected due to the fire.
More details are awaited
Fire broke out at a chemical factory in Madhyamgram (North 24 Parganas, West Bengal). 38 fire engines on the spot. 3 firemen injured. pic.twitter.com/TSaiY2fuV0— ANI (@ANI_news) January 4, 2017