Shop gutted in Kollam

A fire broke out at the Nazar Tea Store at Chamakkada, the tea stock and provision items were destroyed.

Published: 07th December 2008 10:20 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th May 2012 05:16 PM   |  A+A-

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KOLLAM: A fire broke out in a shop at Chamakkada in the city at 8.30 p.m. on Saturday.

It was at the Nazar Tea Store, near Arikkada Mazjid at Valiyakada, that the fire broke out.

Fire tenders were rushed to the spot from the nearby Fire and Rescue Services Station. Two fire tenders from Kadappakkada were also rushed to the spot and the fire was contained.

The fire had spread to the first floor, which was the godown of the tea store.  The tea stock in the godown and provision items on the ground floor were  also destroyed.

Short circuit was cited as the reason for fire. Though the fire had spread out to the nearby shops, the fire tenders contained it and averted major loss. Saji, a worker of the Nazar store, sustained injuries when he fell down from the first floor of the shop.

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