GUWAHATI: A massive fire engulfed no less than eight residences in the city’s Lachit Nagar area on Thursday. Though no casualty was once reported yet, the fire gutted all of the houses totally.
Fire bid vehicles rushed to the spot and the firefighters continued to struggle to keep watch over the fire till filling of this outline. Personnel from the state catastrophe response force (SDRF) were also deployed.
Locals claimed that the fire started from a nearby garage and soon spread over the area. Several vehicles were also damaged in the fire.
An electrical short circuit was once suspected to have sparked the fire.