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Shops, house gutted in massive fire

Shops, house gutted in massive fire

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  25 Feb 2018 12:00 AM GMT

From a Correspondent

Batadrava, Feb 24: As many as five shops and a residential house were completely gutted in a massive fire which broke out in densely populated Dhing gate area in gaon on Thursday night. As per sources, properties worth about Rs 50 lakh were destroyed but no casualtywas reported. The fire started due to an electric short circuit at an electrical shop which further spread to four hardware shops nearby, including a residential house. Locals immediately informed the fire service but the fire tenders reached the site two hours late. However, the fire tenders were able to bring the fire under control. Locals alleged that if the fire tenders had reached the spot on time so much damage would not have been caused.

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