A fire broke out at a five-storeyed building in north Kolkata’s Bangur area on Sunday evening, officials said.
The fire, which broke out on the ground and first floors of the building, caused extensive damage to a dry fruits shop, they said.
No one was injured in the blaze, which was brought under control with the help of 10 fire tenders in about two hours, they added.
Fire services minister Sujit Bose was present at the site as fire brigade personnel fought the blaze.
The cause of the fire will be investigated, he told reporters.
It was raining amid gusty winds when the fire broke out, he added.
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