Kolkata Fire: Fire in Kolkata building, two people including 12-year-old child died


A painful accident has come to light in West Bengal. A fire broke out in a five-storey residential building in Kolkata’s Ganesh Chandra Avenue on Friday night. Two people, including a 12-year-old boy, were killed in the blaze. The fire brigade’s employees had to spend a lot of time evacuating people from the building. West Bengal Fire Service Minister Sujit Bose said that all the people were evacuated from the building and now the situation is under control. However, information about how the fire started is yet to be found.

According to fire department officials, a 12-year-old child and an elderly woman have died in the incident. At the same time, a senior police officer said, ‘The boy jumped out of the third floor of the building out of fear. He was rushed to the hospital where he succumbed after some time. The body of a woman is found from the bathroom of the building. Two people living in the building were also injured. He has been admitted to the hospital.’

A fire department official said that the fire had first started on the first floor of the building, which was slowly rising upwards. In such a situation, people got very scared. Some people started running down the stairs. In time, the fire was stopped from spreading. Bose told that all the people have been saved. The fire has also been controlled and now work is being done to cool it down. Explain that at least 25 fire engines and a hydraulic ladder were installed to rescue people trapped inside the building and extinguish the fire.

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