Triple-storey residential house gutted

Excelsior Correspondent

RAMBAN, Jan 29: A triple-storey residential house suffered extensive damages in a fire incident that broke out in the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday in Arpinchla area of Khari tehsil of Ramban.
However, no loss of life or injury to any person was reported as no one was present in the house when this fire incident took place.
According to Police sources, the fire broke out in residential house of Bahar Ahmed Naike, son of Gulam Nabi Naike, resident of Arpinchala, Khari. A sentry of an Army post noticed flames coming out the house and he informed his senior officers, Police and locals.
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After receiving information, Army, Police and locals rushed to the spot and started dousing the flames by pouring water and with the help of fire extinguishers. Two fire tenders from fire station Banihal were also called to bring the fire under control but till then all the belongings in the house had got destroyed. The reason behind this fire incident was yet not ascertained.
Meanwhile people of the area have sought the intervention of Deputy Commissioner Ramban, Mussarat Islam for establishment of a Fire Station at tehsil Headquarter Khari.