New Delhi, Mar 12: A fire broke out in All India Institute for Hygiene and Public Health in Kolkata on Monday. However, no causalities have been reported so far. Also Read - West Bengal Lockdown: Vegetable Prices Double With No Buyers, High Transport Cost Amid COVID-19
Three fire engines and water tankers were rushed to the spot to douse the fire. The cause of the fire isn’t known yet. Fire fighting operation is underway. More details are awaited. Also Read - West Bengal Lockdown News: Total Shutdown Extended in Kolkata, Jalpaiguri, Malda, Cooch Behar, Raiganj, Siliguri Till July 19 | Details Here
Last week, a fire had broken out at a chamber of a Calcutta High Court judge in the court premises. The fire broke out at around 9 am at Justice Joymalya Bagchi’s chamber on the first floor of the Centenary Building of the high court on March 5, a senior officer of Kolkata Police said. Three fire tenders took almost three hours to douse the flames.
“The reason of the fire at Room No 28 of the Calcutta High Court Centenary Building is not yet known. Forensic experts are looking into it,” the officer said.
Police personnel from the local Hare Street police station rushed to the spot, he said.