Massive Fire Breaks Out In South Kolkata

by Shreya Ghosh
Massive Fire Breaks Out In South Kolkata

South Kolkata is known for huge production houses and a very unfortunate incident happened in a production house in the Kudghat area of South Kolkata. A major fire broke out in the godown of Eskay Movies on Thursday morning, an official said. Many fire engines rushed to the location in the morning to douse the flames. After some time of fighting the massive fire, things are under control at the moment.

Major Fire Breaks Out In A Production House Of South Kolkata

The fire broke out early on Thursday morning in the studio located at 27, Baburam Ghosh Road. It started in the warehouse of Eskay movies. According to the locals of that area, it started flaming up at around 5:30 in the morning. The situation at the warehouse turned quite scary with the flames and blazes fuming up. Take a look at the fire tenders fighting the fire out and bringing the situation under control by conducting a firefighting operation.

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Many Fire Tenders Were Present To Control The Fire

The fire department stated that 15 firefighters rushed to the affected place.  The 15 firefighters were present near the burnt godown of Eskay movies to control the situation. It took them a couple of hours to douse the flames and control the incident. The disaster management force of Kolkata Police rushed to the spot in the morning as well. Aroop Biswas is the Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs of West Bengal and he was also there at the spot.

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This massive fire left no equipment inside in a good state. It took the flames only some time to turn the costly machines and equipment into ashes. The production house indeed faced a huge loss for such a scary and unfortunate destruction but the good news is that no casualties have been reported.

Locals and people living in close proximity in South Kolkata could see the black smoke coming out of the warehouse of the production house. In fact, people from far distances could see the smoke clouding up.

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