A fire broke out at Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata on Wednesday morning. Ten fire tenders have been rushed to the spot to douse the fire. No casualty has been reported as of now and at least 250 people have been evacuated and are being moved to different blocks.
According to preliminary reports, the fire broke out at the Department of Pharmacy early this morning. Local media footage showed few of the patients being taken out of the building with their saline drips. Few of them could also be seen lying on the floor waiting for help.
A disaster management team of the Kolkata Police, fire officials and senior officials are on the spot. A senior fire official said the fire has been brought under control.
In Pictures | Fire at Kolkata Medical College and Hospital