Kolkata (West Bengal): Firefighting operations are still underway in Kolkata’s Bagri market. A massive fire broke out in a building in Canning Street on September 16. Fire continues to rage in some parts of the building. Due to presence of chemicals in the building, it is difficult to control the fire. At least 35 fire tenders and 250 firemen are present at the spot to douse the fire.
The fire, which broke out at mid night of September 16, has been so massive that black smoke engulfed the whole area.
Even after more than 24 hours, firefighters are struggling to bring the fire under control.