Property worth around Rs 1.2mln gutted in Sankhuwasabha house fire

BHOJPUR: Property worth around Rs 1.2 million were destroyed in a fire that gutted a house in Chainpur Municipality-11 of Sankhuwasabha district on Sunday afternoon.

According to police, the two-storey house belonging to Govind Rai in Dandagaon and property housed inside were burnt to cinders after the fire that suddenly started at 4:00 am yesterday, spread rapidly throughout the house.

Police with the help of locals doused the fire, informed the Chainpur-based Area Police Office.

The cause of the fire has yet to be established, said police.

Meanwhile, police are investigating further into the case.