Hospital boundary wall damaged, shanties gutted in blaze

PTI Dec 02, 2019

The boundary wall of a private hospital was partially damaged and several shanties beside it were gutted in a blaze in Kolkata on 1st December, officials said.


The fire, triggered by an LPG gas cylinder explosion in a shanty in Kasba area at around 3.30 am on on December 1, was extinguished by seven fire tenders within an hour, a fire brigade official said. No casualty has been reported so far, he said. The blaze was put down before it could spread to the hospital and local residents had taken part in the evacuation of the dwellers of the shanties, the official added.

 

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