In a major fire at Miran Sahib, at least 15 Cracker Stalls and 10 two-wheelers were burned down completely on the night of Diwali, Wednesday. In the fire, as many as 30 people received major and minor burn injuries. Sources present at the venue say that the fire was a result of a burning rocket flew into one of the stalls. All the 15 stalls, were burned to the ground in the incident, however, no loss of life was reported.
The combined losses are estimated to run into lakhs of rupees. It took one hour to bring the fire under control as only one fire-fighting vehicle was available at the spot.