17 shops, hut gutted in blaze in TN
Nagapattinam: Seventeen shops and a hut were gutted in a fire at a bazaar in Tarangambadi in the district early on Wednesday, but there were no casualties, official sources said.
They said the fire broke out at around 3 AM and soon spread to nearby shops, destroying property worth several lakhs of Rupees.
Fire tenders from Thirukkadaiyur, Porayar, Sirkazhi, Mayiladuthurai and other places rushed to the spot and doused the flames.
The reason for the fire was not immediately known, the sources said.
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