Kolkata, Oct 16: A fireplace broke out in a five-storeyed residential constructing at Ganesh Chandra Avenue right here on Friday night time and a number of other individuals are nonetheless trapped inside, officers mentioned. The blaze broke out within the first ground of the constructing positioned within the northern a part of town. It has additionally unfold in direction of the higher ground, a Fireplace Brigade official mentioned.
“We’ve rescued most people however some are nonetheless trapped contained in the constructing. Operations are on to rescue them. Hydraulic ladders and specialised models have been pressed into service to rescue the residents,” State Fireplace providers minister Sujit Bose informed reporters. A minimum of 20 fireplace tenders and a hydraulic ladder have been deployed to rescue these trapped contained in the constructing and to douse the blaze, the officers mentioned.
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