Devastating fire at Chattabal

Pic: Bilal Bahadur
Pic: Bilal Bahadur

KL Report

SRINAGAR

At least 15 residential houses and 5 other business structures were destroyed in a devastating fire in Chattabal area of Srinagar city Tuesday afternoon.

Locals said that fire engulfed the Veer-Rampur area of Chattabal on the banks of river Jehlum with a burst in a Gas cylinder from a residential house.

They added that people of the area, police and firefighters are working hard to control the fire that engulfed the structures.

“The fire was actually on Jehlum side of the area but the fire spread after a cable wire caught fire and set ablaze some other houses on the opposite side of the road,” a local said.

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