2 floors of Batamaloo building gutted

2 floors of Batamaloo building gutted

Srinagar: A four-storey building was gutted in a blaze in Srinagar’s busy Batamaloo area on Sunday.

An eye witness said that fire caught fourth floor of building which is adjacent to SDA owned Jhelum plaza near near Karan Nagar crossing at Batamaloo.

“The cause of the fire is said to be leakage in cooking gas,” the eye witness informed.

The building is jointly owned by Altaf Ahmad and Javed Ahmad.

Soon after fire caught the top floor of the building, fire extinguishing vans from near by station reached the spot.

“Top two floors of the building were damaged in the blaze but there was no damage to any inhabitant,” the witness added.

Non-local tenants occupy the damaged building, he informed.