A fire broke out at an under-construction skyscraper in Kolkata on Saturday. Three fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flames. However, no casualties or loss of properties were reported.
The 62-floor residential skyscraper ‘The 42’ is located on Chowringhee Road in Park Street area of Kolkata. The fire broke out on its eighth and ninth floor around 4.55pm, a senior officer of the Kolkata Police told reporters. Three fire tenders brought the fire under control. Read in Bangla.
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Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee visited the site. “The fire seems to have spread through the nylon nets used to guard the air-conditioning machines. Our officials have responded quickly and the fire is under control now,” Chatterjee told PTI.
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