Property worth lakhs of rupees destroyed in Srinagar fire

TNN Bureau. Updated: 4/1/2021 11:42:10 AM Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, Apr 1: Property worth lakhs of rupees has been reduced to ashes in a devastating fire in the downtown Srinagar, official sources said.

The fire broke out in a house at highly congested area of Namchibal Fateh Kadal in the downtown on Wednesday night. However, before the fire tenders could reach the spot locals had started to control the fire.

Fire tenders were rushed from different parts of the city, including Fire and Emergency headquarter Batmaloo to extinguish the leaping flames visible in the entire downtown.

At least six residential houses and other property worth lakhs of rupees were damaged in the fire. Sources said the cause of fire was being ascertained adding police has registered a case and initiated proceedings.

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