Devastating Fire gutted 10 shops at Lower Haflong


Haflong: At least ten shops located at roadside market of Lower Haflong 4 km away from Haflong were reduced to ashes as devastating fire broke out around 1.30 am today.

Fire was so strong that fire tenders took several hours to douse the fire but no properties could be saved. Though the loss due to fire could not be ascertained as of now, but the owners claimed that the loss would be amounting to several lakhs.

The police rushed to the spot immediately after getting the information.

No casualties or injuries have been reported.

 Though the cause of fire is yet to be ascertained, some locals suggest that it could be an incident of short circuit.