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Kundapur : Vast expanse of cashew plantation gutted in fire

Kundapur : Vast expanse of cashew plantation gutted in fire

Mangalore Today News Network

Kundapur, Dec 02, 2018:  Vast expanse of cashew plantation was destroyed in a major fire that  broke out at Movady  adjacent to  the National Highway 66 close by Trasi village on January 1, Monday.


Fire tragedy

 The fire which was first noticed in the plantation close by the Gangolli police  station spread to nearby areas in no time due to the strong breeze.

Several locals rushed to the spot and the fire tender vehicles too arrived and   managed to control the fire  after a struggle for more than one hour.

Local officials including Taluk Panchayat  Executive Officer Kiran Fadnekar and officials of the Cashew Development Corporation visited the spot.

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