Siliguri, 21st November: A fire broke out at a multi-storey building in Noukaghat area of Siliguri this afternoon. After the locals spotted black smoke coming out of the building, they hurriedly informed the fire department.
Upon receiving the news, four engines immediately reached the spot and brought the blaze under control after hours of effort.
According to the locals, there are many shops in the multi-storey building including a poultry farm located on the top floor. It has been primarily assumed that the fire broke out in the office where poultry fodder had been stored.
However, due to the readiness of the fire department, the fire was controlled before it could take a terrible form. Meanwhile, due to the fire, an atmosphere of panic engulfed the area.