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3 killed as fire engulfs cloth factory at Metiabruz, Kolkata

Posted on Jan 31, 11:19AM | UNI

Kolkata, Jan 30 : Altogether three people were killed and another was injured when a fire broke out in a cloth manufacturing unit at Metiabruz on the city's fringe area today.

The fire, which broke out in the second floor of the three-storey residential-cum-office building in the afternoon, was ultimately put out, fire brigade sources said.

The bodies of the three victims were recovered. The injured, identified as 17-year-old Maidual Islam, was admitted to hospital, police said.

The fire engulfed the entire second floor of the building which housed a cloth manufacturing unit.

Fire brigade officials said the cause of the fire and the extent of damage to property was yet to be ascertained.