- The fire broke out in the pharmacy, situated on the ground floor of the Kolkata Medical College and hospital.
- The exact cause of the fire is still unknown.
- The fire broke out at around 7:58 am, on Wednesday, October 3. The fire department was alerted and immediately and the rescue operation was started.
- Apart from the fire department, the police and the West Bengal disaster management authority personnel have reached the spot.
While speaking to My Medical Mantra, B. Rajvanshi, Fire Brigade officer from West Bengal said,“The fire broke out at around 7:58 a.m. on Wednesday morning. The firefighting operation is still going on. The patients have been taken to the safety. But, the exact cause of the fire is still unknown.”
10 fire tenders have been pressed for the firefighting and rescue operation.