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  Metros   Kolkata  09 Dec 2016  Garment factory, jute mill gutted

Garment factory, jute mill gutted

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Dec 9, 2016, 4:04 am IST
Updated : Dec 9, 2016, 4:07 am IST

State ministers Sovan Chatterjee and Arup Roy went to the spot with senior district and police officials to oversee the operation.

A firefighter tries to douse the flames at a mill in Howrah on Thursday. (Photo: Abhijit Mukherjee)
 A firefighter tries to douse the flames at a mill in Howrah on Thursday. (Photo: Abhijit Mukherjee)

Kolkata: Fire broke out in two separate incidents in Howrah’s Shibpur area on Thursday, police said, adding that no one was injured. Five fire tenders were pressed into service at Fort William Jute Mill. Officials were yet to ascertain the cause of the fire or the extent of damage.

In a separate incident, another fire broke out at a garment factory near Shibpur police station. State ministers Sovan Chatterjee and Arup Roy went to the spot with senior district and police officials to oversee the operation.

 

Tags: fire, sovan chatterjee, arup roy
Location: India, West Bengal, Calcutta [Kolkata]