Kolkata: Massive fire broke out at forth floor of LIC building at Chandni Chowk in Kolkata on Wednesday. No one was trapped or injured in the fire, a fire officer said. Three fire engines, including a skylift, were used to bring the flames in control in 40 minutes.
The cause of the fire is still to be ascertained but prima facie, a snag in the AC unit could be the reason, the fire officer said.
Esplanade-bound traffic had to be diverted at the Central Avenue-Ganesh Chandra Avenue crossing till past 10.15pm as fire engines were stationed on the road.