4 residential houses damaged by fire in Brane Nishat

Picture File

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.

Follow this link to join our WhatsApp group: Join now

Be part of quality journalism

Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the difficulties, we still do it. Our reporters and editors work overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what matters to you, tell great stories and expose injustices that can change lives. Today, more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever before, but only a handful are paying as advertising revenue plummets.