Fire in Army`s ammunition depot

A major fire broke out in an ammunition depot of the Army at Binnaguri in Jalpaiguri district on Saturday, causing some damage, fire brigade officials said.

Updated: Nov 20, 2010, 22:01 PM IST

Jalpaiguri: A major fire broke out in an ammunition depot of the Army at Binnaguri in Jalpaiguri district on Saturday, causing some damage, fire brigade officials said.

"Two blasts were heard in the godown where the fire was suspected to have originated from stored chemicals," they said, adding, there was, however, no casualty or injury.

Jalpaiguri: A major fire broke out in an ammunition depot of the Army at Binnaguri in Jalpaiguri district on Saturday, causing some damage, fire brigade officials said.

"Two blasts were heard in the godown where the fire was suspected to have originated from stored chemicals," they said, adding, there was, however, no casualty or injury.

"The extent of damage, if any, and the cause of the fire was being assessed by a court of inquiry, he said.

PTI