Kolkata Fire: A large hearth broke out on the 13th flooring of a multi-storey constructing at Strand Road in Kolkata, West Bengal, on Monday night. Ten hearth tenders have been rushed to the spot to douse the flames, which started at round 6:10 p.m. The hearth is now underneath management and the cooling course of is on.
As per the most recent info, seven casualties have been reported. Sujit Bose, MIC Fire and Emergency Services knowledgeable in regards to the unlucky improvement. Out of seven deceased, 4 have been firefighters, one assistant sub-inspector posted on the Hare Street police station and one RPF personnel, he knowledgeable. The identification of the seventh sufferer is but to be ascertained.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, rushed to the spot within the metropolis’s central enterprise district. She introduced the state authorities can pay a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the households of these killed within the inferno and authorities job to a kin of the sufferer.
Eastern Railway spokesman Kamal Deo Das had stated the hearth broke out on the New Koilaghat constructing, which is shared by the Eastern Railway and the South Eastern Railway. The constructing homes workplaces of the 2 zonal railways and in addition has a computerised ticket reserving centre on its floor flooring, PTI reported Das as saying.