Four shops gutted at Banakal
Four shops had been gutted at Banakal in Mudigere taluk on Wednesday night time. Valuables price over lakhs of rupees have been diminished to ashes.
The hearth was initially noticed in one of many shops positioned in a posh owned by Mahesh Gowda, a resident of Banakal. Gradually it unfold to neighbouring shops. The native individuals knowledgeable the Fire and Emergency Services and the police.
A fireplace tender from Mudigere reached the spot to place out the fireplace. As it was inadequate to extinguish the fireplace, one other automobile from Chikkamagaluru was referred to as in. K.P. Shashidhar, District Fire Officer, informed that the operation ended by 4.30 a.m. “Four shops, each measuring approximately 10/15 sq.ft, are separated by zinc sheets. The actual reason for the fire is not known. Valuables of a mobile service and sales shop, a bakery, a footwear shop and a hair salon, are lost”, stated the officer, who additionally visited the spot.
The businessmen had not opened the shops for the previous few days because of the lockdown.