Howrah: Fire broke out at a plastic godown in Howrah’s Malipanchghara’s Ghusuri’s J.N. Mukherjee road. The entire godown was gutted as a result of the fire. 4 fire tenders were pressed into service, which brought the fire under control.
As per the locals, they suddenly saw fire coming out from the top portion of the godown. At first they did not understand, but later understood that the fire broke out at the plastic godown. They informed the local police station and fire service.
2 fire tenders were first pressed to service. Later on, 2 more were rushed to douse the flames. Chaos spread in the area due to the fire. People in the nearby clumsy area came out in fear.
The fire could not spread due to the efforts of the fire services. No report of injury or loss of life. The fire services are trying to find out the cause of the fire.
Station officer of fire services said, “We rushed here soon after coming to know about the fire. 4 fire tenders were pressed into service, and they brought the fire under control within one hour. First they had information that the fire broke out at a shanty. But after coming they saw that the fire broke out at a plastic godown where lots of waste plastics were kept. Investigation has started to find out the cause of the fire.”