Fire In Building Housing Office


Kolkata: A fire broke out on the third floor of a five-storey building in central part of the city in the early hours on Friday, the police said.

Nobody was injured in the fire that broke out at around 1.30 AM at 7, Hare Street in the Hare Street police station limits, a senior official of the fire department said.

The PTI office is located on the ground floor. There was no report of any damage.Three fire tenders were pressed into service and it took close to 40 minutes to douse the flame, he said.
“The main cause of the fire was an electrical short circuit,” the official said.