According to an ANI report, the fire was reported in Shibpur Jute Mill at Foreshore Road here in Howrah district. Four fire tenders have been pressed to bring the blaze under control.
No casualty or injury was reported. However, the cause of fire is not known yet.
Police have arrived in the spot. They presume that the stored diesel in the mill's godown could have ignited the fire. Panic spread quickly in the area following the incident.