Baramulla: A building of Lower JehlamHydro electric power Project (LJHP) in Peerniyan area of Uri gutted in a fire incident on Tuesday morning.
Sources said that fire broke out in the godown during wee hours of Tuesday and damaged it completely before fire tenders were pressed into service.
They said the goods worth lacs including wire, iron equipments, tyres, damaged and old vehicles, insulaters and other old material of project were also damaged in the fire incident.
Later the fire tenders from Baramulla reached the spot and prevented the fire from spreading to other buildings.
The locals said that several companies of army were living in the colony in past but from a few years no one lives there,
A police official said that they have registered a case and started investigation.
Meanwhile A fire broke out at the Sub Station of NHPC in Reasi, disrupting electricity supply, police said. Fire tenders were pressed to douse the fire at the NHPC sub station at Bidda in Reasi early this morning, they said.
Power supply was affected due to damage caused to electric equipment and machinery, police added.