INARUWA: Property worth around Rs 600,000 was gutted in a fire that broke out in Ghuski-6 of Sunsari district, on Wednesday.

According to the Sunsari District Police Office, the house belonged to local Zulfakar Miya. Along with Miya’s, at least five houses were gutted after the incident occurred, informed Superintendent of Police Pokhraj Pokharel of the DPO.

Police said that inferno Miya was making up a fire to cope with the cold.

Locals and police jointly brought the fire under control.