SRINAGAR: A sawmill located near Sunderbani main town was damaged in a massive blaze that broke out in the intervening night of Thursday-Friday in the locality.
Quoting officials the news agency KNO reported that fire broke out in the intervening night of Thursday and Friday in which a sawmill caught fire.
As soon as the locals of the area raised an alarm, police and fire and emergency services launched a fire fighting operation.
“The fire fighting operation last for hours and authorities managed to prevent the spread of fire in the adjacent area but sawmill got reduced to ashes,” said officials.
They informed that the major risk that erupted at the site was the petrol pump located in front of the sawmill and the spread of flames towards the pump could have resulted in a major fire tragedy.
Meanwhile, Police said to have taken up an investigation of the matter.