Kolkata: The fire service department and police are looking for answers as to what
caused the major fire. They are working like a war-like situation to douse the
flames. 17 hours have passed by but the fire is still raging.
Several people including fire servicemen and locals were injured while trying to
douse the flames. The police have announced the names of the injured through a
press release. Fire servicemen Souvick Ghosh and Prabhas Mullick were injured in
the incident. Names of four locals are also there. The police have claimed that no
one is trapped in the fire-engulfed market. Two police have been rushed to the
Medical college after they fell ill after inhaling the smoke from the fire.
The police is yet to give details on the reasons for the fire. The Lalbazar have
informed that the reason will be known after conducting forensic examination. The
Kolkata Police will monitor the traffic in the city on Monday and take all
necessary steps necessary.