Kolkata Fire

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Fire at Eastern Railway headquarters: Piyush Goyal orders probe, expresses condolences to victims' families
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Fire at Eastern Railway headquarters: Piyush Goyal orders probe, expresses condolences to victims' families

The fire, which broke out on the 13th floor of the sprawling New Koilaghat building in Kolkata, is now under control, officials said

Fire breaks out in Kolkata's Baghbazar, no casualties; five fire tenders deployed
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Fire breaks out in Kolkata's Baghbazar, no casualties; five fire tenders deployed

Police officers suspect gas cylinders burst in the area. A senior Kolkata police officer, however, said the reason behind the fire was not yet known

Fire breaks out at high-rise apartments in Kolkata's Bhawanipur; 10 fire engines deployed, no casualties so far
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Fire breaks out at high-rise apartments in Kolkata's Bhawanipur; 10 fire engines deployed, no casualties so far

A major fire broke out on the 16th floor of an apartment complex in south Kolkata on Monday. No casualties have been reported so far

Fire breaks out at bamboo godown in Kolkata's Park Circus area; 15 tenders rushed to the spot, no casualties reported so far
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Fire breaks out at bamboo godown in Kolkata's Park Circus area; 15 tenders rushed to the spot, no casualties reported so far

A fire broke out at a godown in Park Circus area of south Kolkata on Wednesday afternoon, an official said.

Massive blaze at four-storey commercial building in Kolkata's Exide More brought under control; no casualties reported
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Massive blaze at four-storey commercial building in Kolkata's Exide More brought under control; no casualties reported

A major fire broke out on the top floor of a four-storey commercial building in south Kolkata on Thursday, a fire brigade official said in Kolkata

Fire breaks out at Apeejay House in Kolkata's Park Street; no casualties reported, cause still uncertain
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Fire breaks out at Apeejay House in Kolkata's Park Street; no casualties reported, cause still uncertain

The fire at Apeejay House in Kolkata's Park Street broke out around 11 am, after which the building was evacuated. The blaze appears to have been doused, but smoke is still emanating from the structure, which houses several office buildings.

Fire breaks out at Kolkata hospital's pharmacy department, doused hours later with no casualties; 250 patients evacuated
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Fire breaks out at Kolkata hospital's pharmacy department, doused hours later with no casualties; 250 patients evacuated

At least 250 patients were evacuated and were declared are safe, and no casualties have been reported from the fire at Kolkata's Medical College and Hospital.

Bagree Market fire: Cooling ops underway as Kolkata blaze comes under control after two days; FIR against building owners
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Bagree Market fire: Cooling ops underway as Kolkata blaze comes under control after two days; FIR against building owners

The massive fire at Kolkata's Bagree Market gutted at least 1,000 business establishments, causing huge losses to traders ahead of Durga Puja.

Bagree Market fire in Kolkata brought under control after two days; 15 fire tenders were in action to douse flames
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Bagree Market fire in Kolkata brought under control after two days; 15 fire tenders were in action to douse flames

The massive fire at Bagree Market in Burrabazar area in the business hub of the city has been brought under control after two days, a senior officer of the fire department said Tuesday.

Bagri Market fire: Blaze that gutted nearly 1,000 shops in Kolkata still raging; may take several hours to control, say fire fighters
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Bagri Market fire: Blaze that gutted nearly 1,000 shops in Kolkata still raging; may take several hours to control, say fire fighters

Thirty-five fire tenders were pressed into service as the blaze spread to other parts of the market, in congested Canning Street.

Fire engulfs six-storey building at Kolkata's Bagri market; two firefighters injured; forensic team to examine cause of blaze
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Fire engulfs six-storey building at Kolkata's Bagri market; two firefighters injured; forensic team to examine cause of blaze

Unconfirmed reports said people living on the top floor of six-storey building in Kolkata's Bagri market, managed to escape as soon as the fire broke out.

Major fire breaks out in Kolkata's Bagri market; 30 fire tenders rushed to spot; Mamata Banerjee assures investigation
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Major fire breaks out in Kolkata's Bagri market; 30 fire tenders rushed to spot; Mamata Banerjee assures investigation

A major fire broke out in Kolkata's Bagri market in the early hours on Sunday. No injuries have been reported so far.

Kolkata: Fire breaks out at South City Mall, no casualties reported
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Kolkata: Fire breaks out at South City Mall, no casualties reported

A fire broke out at Kolkata's popular South City shopping mall on Anwar Shah Road this morning, police said.

Three killed in fire at gas cylinder godown in south Kolkata
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Three killed in fire at gas cylinder godown in south Kolkata

Three people were killed in a fire that broke out on Thursday at a south Kolkata godown, where LPG gas cylinders, oil and other inflammable materials were allegedly stored, police and fire authorities said.

Massive fire breaks out at factory in Kolkata; no casualties reported
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Massive fire breaks out at factory in Kolkata; no casualties reported

A massive fire broke out at a factory in Tollygunge area in southern part of the city on Thursday evening, officials said.

Kolkata fire: NHRC seeks report from West Bengal govt
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Kolkata fire: NHRC seeks report from West Bengal govt

NHRC on Friday sought a report from West Bengal government in connection with a major fire in Kolkata two days ago which left 20 people dead and several injured.

Kolkata fire was no Jatugriha, it was far worse
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Kolkata fire was no Jatugriha, it was far worse

Media and politicians have dubbed the late night fire in a Kolkata market a Jatugriha. But it's a much sorrier story than that fire from the Mahabharata. For one, the Pandavas actually escaped from that fire. They had an exit.

Kolkata fire: KMC says one floor of market is illegal
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Kolkata fire: KMC says one floor of market is illegal

City Mayor Sovan Chatterjee had said after a visit to the fire-ravaged market complex in Sealdah area that the KMC will inquire if any part of the building was illegally constructed.

Major Kolkata fire leaves 19 dead, many injured
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Major Kolkata fire leaves 19 dead, many injured

According to fire officials, plastics, paper and cloth were stored in the godowns. The ground floor and the first floor of the complex, which sustained the maximum damaged, housed 200 shops.

Kolkata market blaze: Fire dept to file FIR against owners
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Kolkata market blaze: Fire dept to file FIR against owners

An FIR will be filed by the Fire Services Department for alleged negligence by the owners of the market complex in Sealdah which was gutted in a major fire today leaving 19 people dead and 10 others injured.