A massive fire broke out at the Amingaon Railway Bazaar area in the wee hours on Wednesday and around seven shops were gutted in the fire.
According to reports, the fire broke out at a commercial establishment and spread to the nearby shops and residential areas. Property worth Rs. 1crore has been destroyed in the fire.
Seven fire brigades from Panbazaar, Pandu, Baihata Chariali, North Guwahati, Lakhara and Hajo reached the spot to douse the flames. However, no casualties have been reported and the fire has been brought under control.
Locals suspect that the fire caused due to short-circuit from a shop.