NAWALPARASI: A fire broke out in a settlement at Guthiprasauni-5 of the district on Saturday, destroying five houses.

According to the District Police Office, Nawalparasi, houses belonging to Balisara Koiri, Suresh Koiri, Shreeniwas Koiri, Gobini Koiri and Radheshyan Harijan

The incident occurred at around 10 am today.

Police said that the fire was taken under control with the help of locals, police personnel backed by a fire engine of Ramgram Municipality.