A devastating fire broke out today at Raghunath Par in Barasapara area of Guwahati. The fire that broke out at around 7pm gutted more than 20 houses.
Locals suspect that fire crackers caused the fire. Five LPG cylinders also exploded which made the inferno uncontrollable.
Seven fire tenders from different parts of the city were pressed into service. It took more than two hours to get control over the fire.
Properties worth lakhs of Rupees including a motorcycle were destroyed in the fire.
It may be mentioned here that a fire gutted more than 50 houses in Kahilipara area of Guwahati on November 6. Fire crackers was attributed as the cause of the fire in this case too. Three persons received severe burn injuries.
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