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Fire at Kolkata Medical College and Hospital, no casualties reported

A fire broke out at Medical College and Hospital in Kolkata on Wednesday morning. The medical college also known as the Calcutta Medical College is one of the oldest hospitals in the city

According to officials on the ground, the fire is now under control and is expected to be doused soon. Meanwhile, the authorities are shifting oxygen cylinders from the hospital in order to stop further damage. (Express photo by Partha Paul)

LIVE UPDATES | Fire at Calcutta Medical College, over 250 patients evacuated

Fire breaks out in pharmacy department of Kolkata medical college, no injuries

No casualty has been reported as of now and at least 250 people have been evacuated and are being moved to different blocks. (Express photo by Partha Paul)

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Fire breaks out in pharmacy department of Kolkata medical college, no injuries

Few patients could also be seen lying on the floor waiting for help. Kolkata police have also arrived at the spot. (Express photo by Partha Paul)

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Fire breaks out in pharmacy department of Kolkata medical college, no injuries

According to preliminary reports, the fire broke out at the department of pharmacy at around 7.58 am this morning. Smoke engulfed the building and many patients reportedly tried to jump out of the window to save themselves. (Express photo by Partha Paul)

LIVE UPDATES | Fire at Calcutta Medical College, over 250 patients evacuated

Fire breaks out in pharmacy department of Kolkata medical college, no injuries

The cause of the fire and extent of damage are yet to be ascertained. (Express photo by Arunima Karmakar)

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