A fierce fire erupted late Sunday evening in the Kanlibagh area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, consuming a furniture factory and five residential houses. The inferno resulted in the destruction of property worth crores of rupees.
The source of the fire was identified as Farooq Ahmad Najar’s furniture factory, situated in a residential locality on Baba Reshi Road. The rapid spread of the flames engulfed nearby residences, leading to substantial damage to both the factory and the houses.
Efforts to control the blaze were successfully executed by fire tenders, assisted by local police and the army. Fortunately, no loss of life or injuries was reported during this unfortunate incident.
Authorities are now assessing the extent of the damage caused by the fire, and investigations will be conducted to determine the cause of the outbreak. The affected families and business owner Farooq Ahmad Najar are receiving support from local authorities and community members in the aftermath of this devastating event.
This incident serves as a reminder of the importance of fire safety measures in both residential and industrial areas, emphasizing the need for continued vigilance to prevent such tragic events in the future.