Samba: A major fire broke out in the main market area of Vijaypur, Where 2 shops were burnt down to ashes and 3-4 shops got damaged. The damaged done by the fire is estimated in crore. On the other hand fire brigade from Samba, Bari Bharmna and Gangyal were called upon to control the fire.
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According to the watchman, He saw the flames coming out of the shops around 2.45 am on Wednesday morning. He soon alerted the owners of the shops as well as called the fire services.MeanWhile fire services reached the spot locals tried to control the fire by their own. When fire services reached the spot it took them hours to completely exhaust the fire.
The cause of the fire is still unknown. Fire Service joint director R.T Dubey visit the spot and gave strict instructions to follow the fire safety rules.