Major fire erupted at a slum right in front of Bahukhandi Awas housing VVIPs including people’s representatives and senior government officials on Saturday evening. The fire was so huge that around 15 fire brigade vehicles were pressed into service to control the fire. No casualty was reported till the filing of the news.
The fire engulfed the slum and turned around four dozen huts into ashes within no time. The fire brigade officials took over two hours to finally bring the fire under control. The fire brigades were still trying to put the flames off when the news was being filed.
Earlier, also fire had erupted at the slum on more than two occasions.