Kolkata: A major fire broke out in a rubber factory in a market area of South Kolkata on 26th May.
The factory is of rubber and floor mattress.
As per reports the entire factory is engulfed in flames and at least 12 fire tenders are trying to douse the fire. Local residents are helping the firemen control the fire.
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As it is a residential area, all nearby buildings have been evacuated. No casualties have been reported so far.
The fire reportedly broke out on Thursday evening between 5pm to 6pm. The authorities are trying to ascertain the reason of the fire. The Disaster Management group has also reached the spot.
(More details are awaited.)