Fire breaks out at Assam Secretariat in Guwahati

According to officials, the blaze broke out at the office of finance department in F-Block of the secretariat building in Dispur at around 12:30 pm.

Published: 31st August 2017 02:32 PM  |   Last Updated: 31st August 2017 02:53 PM   |  A+A-

The fire at the Assam secretariat. (Express Photo)

By Express News Service

GUWAHATI: A fire broke out at the Assam Secretariat in Guwahati on Thursday afternoon.

According to officials, the blaze broke out at the office of the Finance department in the F-Block of the secretariat building in Dispur at around 12:30 pm.

Four fire tenders doused the inferno within an hour. The extent of damage was not known. A short circuit was believed to be the cause of the fire.

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