Kolkata: A major fire broke out at a high rise building at Ganesh Chandra Avenue on Friday night at about 10:15 pm.
Reportedly the fire broke out at the meter room of a multi-storied building at 21, Ganesh Chandra Avenue, and the inferno spread to the 7th floor of the building.
Around 150 residents of the building took shelter at the roof while a child jumped from a balcony of the building.
Bose said: "Few people are still trapped on the roof; our men are trying to rescue them."
Firefighters informed that residents of adjacent buildings helped rescue the trapped people.