Kundapur, July 07, 2020: Two shops were totally gutted in a fire mishap at Melgangolli near Gangolli during the wee hours of July 7, Monday.
The shops that were gutted were an ice cream shop owned by Dinesh Nayak and a grocery store owned by Padmanabha Nayak. Both are brothers. As the fire raged for over two hours people residing in nearby houses were shifted as a precautionary mesure.
The loss is estimated at several lakhs of rupees. A short circuit is said to be the cause of the fire.