Kolkata: A major fire broke out at a chemical godown in Burrabazar Portugese Street on Wednesday morning, leaving 8 fire officials injured.
According to our sources, the fire, which broke out at 9:54am , did not take much time to spread in the conjugated area of Burrabzar. 6 fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flames. According to the fire tender official, as soon as the 8 fire brigade workers opened the shutter of the chemical godown, huge flames badly hit and injured them. They were immediately taken to the nearby Kolkata Medical College Hospital. The condition of 4 among them is stated to be critical.
The fire tender officials are probing into the incident and trying to find out the reason behind the fire.