t least fourteen families were rendered homeless after a devastating fire incident turned their residential houses into ashes in Noorbagh area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday late evening.
Official sources told Good Morning Kashmir that the residential houses belonging to fourteen families were reduced to ashes after massive fire broke out in one of the houses which rapidly expanding to the nearby houses resulting in complete damage to two structures.
According to the eyewitness, the fire had broken out from one of the houses of the area due to gas leakage which in a just of few minutes engulfed other structures. The fire was later doused by the fire fighters of fire and emergency department.
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Locals said whatever they had inherited has gone as the fire turned everything into ashes within seconds.
Meanwhile, SSP Baramulla along with other officers took stock of the damaged structures and assured affected families of providing all possible help for immediate relief.