Minor boy killed, 9 huts gutted in fire
Kumbakonam: A two and a half year old boy was killed in a fire at a labourer`s house, which spread and gutted nine houses at nearby Swamimalai, police said on Thursday.
They said the fire broke out in the hut early this morning following which the inmates ran out in panic leaving the child in. Later they rushed back to find the child with severe burns.
Though the child was rushed to a hospital, he succumbed to burns, police said.
The fire spread quickly and gutted nine huts, but there were no other casualties.
Fire force personnel rushed to the spot and dousesed the flames.
A spark from a mosquito coil is suspected to have triggered the blaze.
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