Fire breaks out at power department office in Uri


A massive fire broke out at a power department office in Mohra area of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday afternoon.

PDD building damaged in Fire

An official said that the fire started in one of the rooms in the building and spread quickly to the other rooms as the office is housed in a wooden structure.

He said that several documents, electric material, and furniture were gutted in the fire.

As per reports, the fire receiving station which is close to the building on fire did not suffer any damages.

Fire tenders reached the spot to douse the fire but a major portion of the building was destroyed in the blaze.

“A probe was underway to determine the cause of fire,” an official said.

More details are awaited.


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