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Massive fire in hill at Kuppepadavu causes panic

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Jan 18, 2019: A massive fire in a hilly area spread over 15 acres at Kuppepadavu on January 17, Thursday night resulted in a panicky situation in the  locality.


The residents of nearly ten houses in the vicinity  had to wait with bated breath till midnight even as  fire service men  along with locals battled it out to extinguish the fire.

It is believed that the fire  lit by some people to burn the bushes and shrubs in the hilly area, had spread due to the breeze.

Even a petrol bunk in the area was shut down as a precautionary measure.

Bajpe police have registered a case.