A major fire broke out early morning at the Kolkata Medical College and Hospital.
The institution is popularly called Calcutta Medical College.
It is said that the fire broke out at the institution’s pharmacy department.
At least ten fire tenders were sent to the spot to douse the fire.
The fire is believed to have originated inside a pharmacy that is located opposite the Kolkata Medical College and Hospital’s emergency ward.
Around 200 patients were evacuated following the fire and there were no reports of injuries of as of last updating this report.
Visuals from outside the hospital showed a large number of people gathered in front of the building and smoke in the air.>