MORNAG, March 17: At least nine houses have been reduced to ashes in a fire that broke out at Karki Tole, Belbari-10 of the district on Tuesday.
According to a local Sanotsh Basnet, three fire engines from Biratnagar and Itahari have already reached the incident site to douse the fire.
Police personnel from Damak are also heading towards the incident site, he said.
Details of the property destroyed in the fire are yet to be established. The reason behind the fire is still unknown.