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Business establishments gutted in devastating fire

January 15, 2017 12:53AM

Correspondent I Tezpur

In a devastative fire altogether six business establishments including three Medical Stores, one Fast Food shop, one cycle store and a grocery shop were devastated yesterday morning at Hatipilkhana area here.

Total 13 fire tenders from local area, Dhekiajuli and Rangapara town on receiving the information rushed to the spot and managed to save the area from more damage. Though later the fire was extinguished, in the incident loss of near about worth Rs. 1 crore was reported. The gutted shops are- Mohari Medical, Saraju Medical, Das Medical, Munu Cycle store, Deka Grocery and Classic Fast Food.

After thorough investigation by the agency concerned, it was confirmed that incident took place following electric short circuit. 

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