Kolkata, Dec 23 (PTI) A fire gutted 17 shacks in Duttabad slum in the north-eastern parts of the city on Sunday.

Fire brigade sources said four fire tenders extinguished the flames in over an hour, at around 2:20 pm, and there was no report of any casualty.

The fire in Duttabad, located next to Salt Lake satellite township and off E M Bypass, was suspected to have been caused by an LPG cylinder leak.

The exact reason could be known after forensic test of burnt objects, the sources said.

The fire did not cause disruption to vehicular movement on a Sunday with police cordoning off the stretch.

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