Devastating fire in Barpeta, 30 shops gutted

  • Devastating fire in Barpeta, 30 shops gutted
13-04-2017 | Pratidin Bureau. |

More than 30 shops were gutted when a fire broke out at Kayakuchi Market in Barpeta on Thursday morning.
 
No casualty was reported but goods worth Rs 2 crore were damaged in the blaze.
 
According to reports, the fire broke out around 4:30 PM in the market, triggering panic among shopkeepers and locals.

Flames erupted from one of the shops and soon engulfed nearby shops.
 
The exact cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.
 
Several fire tenders were pressed into service and the fire was brought under control.
 

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