Kolkata: Fire breaks out at chemical godown near Howrah bridge

A fire broke out in the wee hours of Saturday at a chemical godown near Howrah bridge in Kolkata.

The fire broke at around 2 am in the godown which is situated near Jagannath Ghat.

Fire tenders were rushed to the spot to douse the flames.

No reports of injuries or casualties were reported so far in the incident.

The fire-fighting operations are currently underway, said sources.

Traffic on Strand Bank Road has been diverted because of the fire incident

“Due to a fire incident near Jagannath Ghat, Strand Bank Road is closed to traffic. Necessary diversion on,” DCP, Traffic Kolkata said in a tweet.