6 houses gutted in Baramulla

Greater Kashmir

According to reports, fire emanated from one of the gutted houses this afternoon and soon spread to other adjacent houses.

At least six residential houses were gutted at Mohalla Mir Sahib in old town Baramulla on Thursday.

According to reports, fire emanated from one of the gutted houses this afternoon and soon spread to other adjacent houses. The incident left around 16 families displaced.

“Since it is a congested Mohalla, we struggled a lot to extinguish the fire,” said Muhammad Amin Beig, Station Incharge Fire and Emergency Services Baramulla. Meanwhile, the residents of old town have urged the authorities to provide compensation to the affected families.