Budgam, Aug 14: At least two residential houses and an Imam-bargah were damaged in a fire incident that broke out at Woolina Ichgam area of Central Kashmir's Budgam district.
Quoting locals, news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) reported that the fire broke out from Imam bargah and quickly spread to the other two nearby houses, resulting in damage to all three structures.
He said that the the houses were damaged in the incident, adding that the fire has been put under control.
An official said that Fire tenders along with the help of locals doused the flames and stopped fire from spreading to other structures in the congested locality.
However, locals alleged that the fire tenders didn't reach on time, thus causing huge damage in the incident.
The property worth lakhs of rupees was destroyed in the incident, adding that the cause of fire is said to be probably due to electric short-circuit.