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Massive fire continues to rage at Kolkata godown after 12 hours

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Massive fire continues to rage at Kolkata godown after 12 hours

New Delhi: A massive fire that broke out at a godown in West Bengal’s Kolkata continued to rage even after 12 hours on Sunday. The fire broke out at a godown in Mehar Ali lane in the Tangra area of Kolkata on Saturday night and firefighters were immediately rushed to the spot. A fire department official said the fire “was not completely extinguished even after 10 hours” as there were some highly inflammable materials in the godown.

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Debtanu Ghosh, Divisional Fire Officer said, “The fire has not been completely extinguished even after 10 hours as there are some highly inflammable materials in the godown and we are not able to enter inside. Two fire brigade personnel were injured during the dousing operation.”

The officials also informed that over 15 fire engines were present at the spot to douse the flames when the fire broke out in the tannery at around 6:30 pm on Saturday.

The cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained.

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