4 residential houses damaged by fire in Brane Nishat

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Srinagar- Four residential houses were damaged in a massive fire in Brane Nishat area on the outskirts of Srinagar on Monday.

They said the fire emanated from an apartment house around 5:30 p.m. and engulfed at least three other homes nearby.

A fire and emergency department official said firefighters from five stations were dispatched to the area to douse the flames in the congested locality. While reports indicated that one person had been injured, official confirmation was awaited.

The immediate cause of the fire was not known, although one structure sustained significant damage while the attic portion of three others were damaged. Police said one case had been registered and further investigations were ongoing.

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