A massive fire broke out at a six storey building of Paragon footwear godown near Ernakulam South railway station in Kochi. No casualties are reported so far.

Huge smoke was found rising from the building. Workers were evacuated from the building and people from nearby buildings also directed to move immediately. People in the nearby areas evacuated.

Fire Force personnel are engaged in dousing the fire. 18 force units arrived at the spot and have been trying to douse the fire for around two hours.

According to our correspondent, there are chances for the fire to spread to nearby buildings. Fire force personnel are primarily engaged in preventing this. More fire force units have arrived at the spot.

More details are awaited.

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