BHOJPUR: Property worth around Rs 142,000 was reduced to rubble after a fire broke out at a house in Chamchung, Sawa VDC-1 of Taplejung district on Tuesday.

The one-storey house belonging to Bhim Bahadur Limbu of Chamchung was completely destroyed in the fire, police said.

The incident took place yesterday morning.

The fire was contained with the help of locals.