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Property worth Rs 60 mln destroyed as furniture factory catches fire

04 March 2019  

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BHAKTAPUR: Property worth Rs 60 million was reduced to ashes as a furniture industry caught fire due to short circuit at Kaushaltar in Madhyapurthimi Municipality-3 in the district.

According to SP Himalaya Kumar Shrestha, chief of Metropolitan Police Range Office, Bhaktapur,  the massive fire which started at Shrestha Furniture and Kastha Udhyog belonging to Raju Shrestha at 11 pm yesterday was brought under control only at 4 am today.

All the goods including furniture of various brands, machine and raw materials used for making furniture and sofa, warehouse among others were gutted in the fire informed SP Shrestha.

The fire also partially damaged owner Shrestha’s house, ice-cream factory run by Durga Shrestha and Pradeep Silwal’s house.

A total of six fire-engines from Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and Nepal Army had been used to contain the fire, said SP Shrestha.


Publish Date : 04 March 2019 09:39 AM

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