Fire breaks out in plywood godown

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A major fire today broke out at a plywood godown in a residential area inside the walled city here, damaging the warehouse and several vehicles.

However, no loss of life has been reported in the fire which broke out at around 2 am, probably due to short circuit, in Khutento Ka Rasta in Kishanpol bazaar, SHO of Kotwali police station Ashok Khatri said.

People from the nearby houses were evacuated following the incident, he said.

Four cars, one taxi and six scooters were damaged in the incident, Khatri said.