Round 20 shanties have been fully gutted in a serious fireplace which broke out within the metropolis’s Topsia space on Tuesday afternoon, a hearth division official mentioned. Not less than six fireplace tenders have been pressed into service to regulate the blaze, which was first noticed round three.30pm, he mentioned.
“Nobody was injured within the fireplace. Our officers are attempting their finest to douse the flames,” the official added.
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee visited the spot.