Property worth Rs 250,000 gutted in fire at Udayapur poultry farm

UDAYAPUR: Property worth around Rs 250,000 was destroyed when a fire broke out at a poultry farm in Triyuga Municipality-6 of Udayapur district, on Wednesday.

According to police, the chicken farm that caught fire belonged to Bishnu Rajdhami.

The fire broke out due to an electric short circuit at 3 pm yesterday, police added.

Though some fowls were evacuated from the burning farm, the farm house was completely destroyed, said Mohan Rajdhami, a local resident.

Villagers jointly managed to put out the fire, Rajdhami added.