Srinagar: A fire broke out in Reshi Bazaar locality in south Kashmir’s Anantnag town in the wee hours Monday, damaging several residential houses and shops, police said.
The blaze erupted at around 3:30 am and quickly spread to adjacent shops and residential houses, they said.
Fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the blaze was put out after two hours, a police official said.
At least a dozen structures have been damaged in the fire, he said.
“The losses are massive but we cannot put out a figure just now. It will be assessed later in the day,” the official said.
“There were no casualties. The cause of the fire is being investigated,” he said. PTI