No human casualties were reported in the blaze which broke out just before dawn today in the remote village of Tun-Ifityan in the district's Atholi belt, a police spokesperson said.
The fire was controlled this morning by locals, he said.
A police team has started on a trek to far-flung, mountainous area having less road connectivity to ascertain details of the fire, he said.
Jammu: Twenty-four houses were gutted and several domestic animals killed in a massive fire in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.
First Published: Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 14:25