Kolkata: Massive fire breaks out on the 3rd floor of a high rise office near Abhinav Bharati High School at Pretoria Street on Thursday. 10 fire tenders have reached to the spot.
Many people are feared trapped inside. The school students and the nearby residential building occupants have been asked to vacate the places immediately.
The school has declared holiday as fear gripped among the students.
Firefighters have rescued 26 people till now. Glass panels are being broken to let out the huge cover of smoke. CESC workers are on spot. Dousing is aided by hydraulic ladder.
Short circuit is suspected to be the reason behind the fire.