Kolkata: A major fire broke out this afternoon at a rubber factory in Picnic Garden area. The fire was noticed at 3.30pm following which 8 fire tenders rushed to the spot, Fire brigade officials said.
Efforts are still on to douse the flames, according to fire officilas. The cause of the fire and extent of the loss were yet to be ascertained.
The area is very congested. Eight fire tenders are pressed into service to douse the fire that originated from the factory, a fire brigade official said. Eyewitnesses said the fire was fast spreading to other floors of the building.