Major fire at Park Street in Kolkata; six killed, 20 injured
"Another gas burst apparently worsening the blaze and the Calcutta Fire Brigade isn't able to cope competently," abhic posted on Twitter 19 mins 37 secs ago. Photo Courtesy:abhic
The fire broke out at 2:15 pm, but there was confusion on which floor of the six-storey building, Stephen Court, it broke out with panic gripping those trapped inside. The toll could rise, Fire Services minister Pratim Chatterjee said.
The Stephen Court, located in the heart of the city, houses the iconic 100-year-old Flury's confectionery house and a large music store called Music World and several other offices.
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