Fire breaks out in multi-storey residential building in Kolkata
Kolkata: A fire broke out in a multi-storey residential building in Kolkata’s Ganesh Chandra Avenue on Friday night, fire services department sources said.
Police said at least two people feared dead in the accident so far.
According to media reports, an elderly lady was trapped inside a washroom and died while a young boy jumped off from the building’s roof in fright as the blaze engulfed the upper floors.
At least 10 fire tenders and a hydraulic ladder were pressed into service to rescue the residents trapped inside the building.
Some people are still trapped inside the building and a rescue operation is currently going on, reports said.