Fire at LIC Kolkata zonal office

    Kolkata: A fire broke out tonight in the eastern zone headquarters of the Life Insurance Corporation of India at Hindustan Building on Chittaranjan Avenue in Kolkata.

    The fire started around 8.30 pm on the 10th floor of the building that also houses the office of a Bengali magazine group, a post office, a few ATMs, and a co-operative grocery store.

    Five fire tenders took it about an hour to arrest the fire in the dense commercial area located close to Esplanade.