Kolkata: 72 long hours have passed by, but the inferno still rages at Bagri Market in Kolkata’s Burabazar area. First time, KMC ladder uses to douse the Bagri blaze.
Hydraulic ladder is needed to control the Bagri fire but due to insufficient space hydraulic ladder could not be used. Fire officials continued to work pipes to douse the pocket fire.
Bagri fire came under the control now. Right now ten fire tenders present at the spot to avoid any incident. The fire broke out on Sunday at 2:45 am at Burrabazar’s Bagri market. Fire is still there in the upper floors.
The fire service men are finding it difficult to douse them. Water is being given from the building opposite to it too.