Dharan fire guts property worth around Rs 30 million

DHARAN: A massive fire broke out in Dharan Sub-Metropolitan City-9 of Sunsari district on Wednesday afternoon, destroying property worth around Rs 30 million.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Binod Ghimire said that the fire started from a meat shop operated by local Kishor Shrestha due to gas leakage.

It had completely destroyed a cycle shop of Krishna Prasad Shakya, meat shops of Rajesh Shrestha, Bhupal Man Shahi and Kalpana Bastola and a bag shop of Abbas Ansari.

Locals, police personnel and fire engines worked together to douse the fire.