Mangaluru, April 27, 2016 : A house at Santhyagutu in Kinya near Ullal was gutted in a fire mishap late night on Monday. The house belonged to Ganesh Shetty and valuables and goods worth nearly Rs 25 lakh has been destroyed in the explosion.
Luckily, there was no casualty as the family members had been to attend a religious function when the mishap took place. The neighbours who heard a loud explosion during night intimated Shetty over phone. However, his house was in flames by the time he arrived. Though locals tried to put out the fire, it was of no use. Meanwhile, as the approach road to the house was narrow, there was no way for the fire tender vehicles to reach the spot.
Local Panchayat Vice President and Gram Panchayat authorities have assured to put in efforts to get funds sanctioned to rebuild the house under the Basava Kalyana Scheme. Ullal Police have registered a case.