A major fire breaks out at Guwahati’s Hatigaon Chariali locality resulting in charring of as many as 25 residences at around 10.15 pm on Thursday.
The exact cause of the fire incident has not been ascertained yet.
According to sources, no casualties were reported in the incident; however, properties worth several crores are believed to have been damaged in the fire.
Several eye-witnesses claimed to have heard the explosion of six cylinders.
Meanwhile, fire tenders have reached the spot and the operation douse to the flames is underway.
Around 100 people have been rescued from the spot, informed sources.
Two days back, a major fire broke out in Assam’s Dibrugarh. According to initial reports, at least one residence has been gutted in the flames so far.
The major fire is reported to have broken out in the backyard of Kendriya Vidyalaya Dibrugarh in the vicinity of the Dibrugarh deputy commissioner’s residence in Chowkidingee.
The massive fire has so far engulfed the residence of Dinesh Kumar in the Chowkidingee area of Dibrugarh city.