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Fire in Kolkata high-rise, no casualty

Fire in Kolkata high-rise, no casualtyFire breaks out at South City Galaxy apartment in Kolkata
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A fire that broke out at a multi-storeyed residential building in Bhowanipore area of South Kolkata on Monday was doused after around four-and-a- half hours, a Fire Brigade official said here.

Kolkata:A fire that broke out at a multi-storeyed residential building in Bhowanipore area of South Kolkata on Monday was doused after around four-and-a- half hours, a Fire Brigade official said here.

No casualty was reported in the incident, he said.

The fire on the 16th floor of the building was noticed at around 10 am and it was extinguished at 2.30 pm.

At least 10 fire tenders were pressed into service to bring the blaze under control, the official said adding that residents of the lower floors had been evacuated as a safety measure.

The cause of the fire or the extent of damage is yet to be ascertained.

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