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Fire in Nashik slum; none hurt

Press Trust of India  |  Nashik (Maha) 

Three shanties were gutted in a fire Saturday at a in in Maharashtra, but no loss to life was reported, police said.

The fire erupted in the locked shanty of one Mushtaq Shaikh, a street vendor, located in Wadala Gaon locality of the city at around 12:30 PM.

After spotting the blaze, locals called up Fire Brigade, a said, adding that residents of neighbouring huts were evacuated immediately.

By the time the flames were put out, three shanties were gutted, he said, adding that the exact cause behind the mishap is not known.

A said of domestic use were destroyed in the blaze.

Further investigation is underway.

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First Published: Sat, February 09 2019. 15:20 IST