Kolkata: Fire at Presidency University, One student injured


Kolkata: One student was injured while trying to escape a fire which broke out inside the server room of Presidency University library in the city this afternoon, police said.

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The students and teachers had to be evacuated from the building that also resulted in chaos.

The fire broke out at around 1:30 PM inside the server room of the library of Presidency University at College Street probably because of some kind of electrical botch-up from the air conditioning machine, a senior police officer of the Fire services said.

Four fire tenders were pressed into service and students as well as teachers were evacuated from the century-old building, he said adding there were no casualties.