Fire Guts House in Kolkata, 1 Killed


Kolkata: A major fire broke out at a house at Sitalatala Lane in Kolkata’s Narkeldanga area on Thursday night. So far one person has reportedly been killed and many others are feared trapped inside the house.

Five fire engines have rushed to the spot and fire fighters are trying to rescue the trapped. Although the reason which caused the flames are not yet known a short circuit is likely responsible.

Mayoral Councilor Swapan Samaddar has reached the spot to take stock of the situation.