Mangalore, June 7, 2014 : A house located near Urva Marigudi in the city was partially gutted in a fire mishap on June 6, Friday evening. The house belonged to Ganesh.
The fire was first noticed by nearby taxi drivers at around 7.30 and soon the fire service personnel was informed. The fire service men, locals, teaxi drivers and the Barke police struggled for over an hour to put out the fire. However, by then almost half of the house was gutted.
It has been learnt that several valuables including gold cash kept in the almirah, TV and other equipment have been destroyed. The loss has been estimated at over Rs 2 lakhs.