Kolkata: A fire broke out in the BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) building in Salt Lake City, Bidhannagar, late on Monday evening. Six fire tenders were rushed to the spot. More details are awaited. Also Read - Free BSNL 4G SIM Offer Extended Till March 31; Free Call Forwarding Facility Introduced

Earlier in the day, in distant Mumbai, Maharashtra, a fire had broken out at the MTNL building in Bandra West. However, after hours of hard work, the fire department managed to rescue all the 84 people stranded on the terrace. Also Read - Fire Breaks Out In Kolkata's Newtown Area, 3 Fire Tenders Rushed To The Spot

In the process, two firefighters reportedly suffocated and had to be rushed to the nearest hospital. The fire, which was reported around 3.45 PM, was observed between the third and fourth floors of the building. Also Read - BSNL Recharge Plans 2020 - List of Best BSNL Recharge Plans in India in 2020