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Kolkata: Evacuation triggers by massive fire that engulfs Acropolis Mall; 10 Fire tenders rushed on spot | Video

Acropolis Mall Fire Break Out: A massive fire broke out on Friday on the third floor of the Acropolis Shopping Mall located in the southern part of Kolkata. Evacuation begins but according to initial information, some people are feared trapped in the mall.

By: Ruchi Upadhyay  Pardaphash Group
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Kolkata: Evacuation triggers by massive fire that engulfs Acropolis Mall; 10 Fire tenders rushed on spot | Video

Acropolis Mall Fire Kolkata: A massive fire broke out on Friday on the third floor of the Acropolis Shopping Mall located in the southern part of Kolkata. As soon as information about the fire was received, many fire brigade vehicles reached the spot. Work is being done to control the fire. Also, the smoke has been asked to be vented out by breaking the windows of the mall. An official said that 10 fire tenders were deployed to extinguish the fire that broke out at around 12.15 pm in the mall located in the Kasba area.

Fire department officials are also evacuating people from the offices operating inside the mall. Fire department officials said that the real source of the fire is still unknown. Many videos show people running out of the mall after the fire.

This is the second case of this week in the city. Earlier on Tuesday, a massive fire broke out in a restaurant in Park Street area of ​​Kolkata. Many fire engines had reached the spot to extinguish the fire. The fire incident created chaos in the busy market. However, local police and fire officials brought the situation under control.

An official told sources, “There is no report of any injury at present. Fire fighting operations are underway. Some firefighters have entered the building wearing oxygen masks.”

A senior Kolkata Traffic Police official said the entire area was filled with smoke and traffic movement in front of the mall had been controlled. The cause of the fire is not clear yet. However, some reports have claimed that the fire broke out in the food court of the mall.

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