Bagri Market Fire: Major Fire Breaks Out In Kolkata’s Bagri Market

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Early morning (16-09-2018) a major fire broke out in Kolkata’s Bagri market. Reportedly near about 30 fire trucks were trying to douse the fire. Reports said that the disaster management group of Kolkata Police and civil defence unit are also at the spot to help douse the fire.

Bagri is one the busiest market in kolkata. Luckily no one has been injured as the fire broke out in the early mornings of Sunday. As per reports the fire may have started in a retail shops in one of the buildings.

A senior official was quoted by news agency PTI as saying – “As the area is very congested, we are finding it difficult to work. We are using hydraulic ladder and gas cutters to cut through the grills of the gates and small windows to enter the building”.

Several people and workers who live in the building and around it ran in terror to save their lives. The damage is said to be in crores. 


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