Rediff India Abroad
 Rediff India Abroad Home  |  All the sections


The Web

India Abroad

Sign up today!

Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Contact the editors
Discuss this article
Home > News > PTI

Fire in Dunlop office

March 13, 2003 17:02 IST

Afour-storied building of Dunlop India Limited housing its district sales office and godown at Mirza Ghalib Street in Kolkata was completely destroyed this morning in a massive fire.

Nobody was injured in the incident, fire brigade sources said, adding that the building had been closed for more
than two years.

Thirty fire tenders were used to douse the fire, they said.

The fire was reported at around 5.20 am and a part of the building collapsed at around 6.15 am, Fire Brigade Officer D P Biswas said.

Forensic experts have been asked to ascertain the cause of the fire andan FIR has been lodged with the Park Street

Dunlop officials said they came to know about the fire at about 6 am.

"We don't know anything apart from that. Police will investigate and say how the fire was caused. There was
practically nothing in the building," they said.

More reports from West Bengal
© Copyright 2005 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.
Share your comments

 What do you think about the story?

Read what others have to say:

Number of User Comments: 1

Sub: mischief behind the fire!

Very sad. Something plagues dunlop, very badly in India. Or is it some mischief by insiders. There was a similar fire accident in Hyderabad depot, ...

Posted by murthy



Copyright 2005 India Limited. All Rights Reserved.