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Fire at Ilam tea factory

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ILAM, MAR 19 - Property worth Rs 600,000 was gutted in a fire that broke out in the residential area belonging to Ilam Tea Factory at Shreeantu on Monday evening.

The fire has caused damage to buildings and destroyed cash and clothes belonging to resident staff.

According to the District Police Office, the fire inflicted a damage worth Rs 300,000 to the building and destroyed Rs 300,000 in cash.

However, no human casualties were reported. Police said the fire was caused by an electric short circuit.

Posted on: 2014-03-19 08:34