A devastating fire broke out at Kalutola Street in Kolkata.
Fire incident in Calcutta (Durga Puja 2021). The 11 o’clock house on Kalutola Street caught fire on Monday morning. The local people immediately informed the firefighters.
Although six fire trucks arrived at the scene at first, but could not control the fire. After a while, 14 more engines came to the site.
Currently, 22 locomotives are working to put out the fire in that house in the Kalutola area of North Kolkata.
Based on the sources of the fire, the fire is likely to spread rapidly in the congested area. Firefighters have trouble putting out fires during the war.
The four-story home caught fire Monday morning, but after several hours, the flames are still burning. The whole area is covered in black smoke. However, so far, no victims have been reported.
The first fire broke out at the house on Kalutola Street that day, and the blaze spread to two adjacent places.
According to sources, the firefighters have not yet reached the start of the fire. The Fire Minister, Sujit Basu, has already arrived at the scene. Senior police officers arrived at the scene.
It is unknown at this time what caused the fire. That day, a firefighter became ill while trying to put out the fire.
Firefighters complained that there were not adequate conditions to extinguish the fire in the area.
According to sources of the fire, the house that caught fire is in a very crowded area.
As a result, firefighters have to catch up to put out the fire. Please note that most of the houses in Kalutola are used as warehouses.
This house, as well as all the surrounding places, have a large stock of merchandise. As a result, the fire did not take long to spread.
Devika Chowdhury – She is a professional news editor, writer, and blogger for the last 10 years. She is working with NewsGater as an off-beat news editor cum writer.