Kolkata: A fire broke out in a tea godown in Siliguri, reported ANI on Friday. Four fire tenders at the spot. This is a developing story and more details will be added as they come.
Meanwhile, in the Mumbai hospital fire earlier this week, police have arrested two people. Zone-10 (Mumbai) DCP Navinchandra Reddy said, “Supreme Construction Company’s site engineer and supervisor have been arrested in connection with the fire incident at ESIC Kamgar Hospital. Further investigation is underway.”
“Those arrested were identified as Nilesh Mehta and Nitin Kamble. They are supervisors of a construction company, which was overseeing the construction of a new building of the hospital,” a senior official said.
The duo was booked under IPC sections 304 A (causing death by negligence), 338 (causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) and others.
It must be noted that while nine people lost their lives to Monday fire accident, the toll rose to 10 on Thursday. Another fire was reported on Wednesday evening as well. However, it was doused well in time, said reports. No casualties were reported from the second incident.