Several Structures Damaged in Massive Fire in JK

 Doda: A massive fire engulfed several houses in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district on Thursday, officials said.

“We received information around 4:30 in the morning that a few houses in the Bhaderwah area of Doda district had caught fire and firefighters were rushed to the spot,” Abdul Qayoom, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Doda said.
As soon as information was received, five fire tenders were pressed into service and the blaze was brought under control, officials added. “As per the information received so far, eight houses were damaged in the fire.
As per the initial investigation, we got to know that a short circuit was the cause of the fire,” SSP Doda Abdul Qayoom said.
Officials further said that there were no immediate reports of any casualties or injuries in the fire. Further investigation is underway.

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