A six-storey warehouse of a private footwear company was gutted in an accidental fire here on Wednesday.
The warehouse located near Ernakulam south railway station on the outskirts of the city belongs to Paragon Footwear.
Four Fire and Rescue units have reached the spot and are engaged in dousing the fire. No casualties are reported so far.
Huge smoke was found rising from the building. Residents of the nearby apartments and buildings have been told to evacuate immediately.