| October 24, 2018

Fire destroys property worth over Rs 8 m

Fire destroys property worth over Rs 8 m

RAJBIRAJ (Saptari), May 19: Six houses were reduced to cinders when a fire broke out at Sitapur-1 in Saptari Wednesday night.

The fire started from the cowshed of local resident Raju Chaudhary and ripped through the houses of Chaudhary, and other local residents Lakhan Chaudhary and Mahesh Chaudhary.

Property worth around Rs 1 million was destroyed in the blaze, police said. The fire was doused later with the help of local people, police and a fire engine.

Meanwhile, property worth around Rs 7.8 million was destroyed when a fire broke out at a cotton industry in Madhyapur Municipality-16 in Bhaktapur district Wednesday night. A short-circuit is blamed for the fire.

Cotton processing machine, readymade cotton and raw materials to produce cotton were destroyed, said the industry owner Balaram Upreti. RSS