Kolkata, Apr 26 : A multi-storey building near Exide More in downtown city is up in flames this morning.
Altogether ten fire tenders have been pressed into service to douse the blaze. The cause of the fire has been prima facie attributed to short circuit from air-conditioner.
Massive traffic snarl has been reported on Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose flyover following the blaze. A part of the roof of the ill-fated building has developed cracks. However, all have been evacuated to safer areas.
The Director General of Fire Brigade has rushed to the spot and said the situation is under control. More details are awaited. UNI