A massive fire broke out in a cluster of shanties in the Rajabazar area in central Kolkata on Sunday(HT Photo)
A massive fire broke out in a cluster of shanties in the Rajabazar area in central Kolkata on Sunday(HT Photo)

Fire breaks out in Kolkata’s Rajabazar area, 12 fire tenders on spot

There was no threat of the blaze spreading to adjacent buildings, they said, adding that a part of the stretch was cordoned off.
Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2020 04:05 PM IST

A massive fire broke out in a cluster of shanties in the Rajabazar area in central Kolkata on Sunday, officials said.

Twelve fire tenders were battling the flames that broke out around 2.10 pm in the Chaulpatti area, they said.

There was no report of any casualty or injury, official sources said.

There was no threat of the blaze spreading to adjacent buildings, they said, adding that a part of the stretch was cordoned off.

The incident disrupted vehicular movements in the area as traffic was diverted.

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