CHICKBALLAPUR: Two houses were damaged and furniture destroyed when fire broke out in an illicit petrol godown in Sidlaghatta on Saturday. The police said that fire broke out in the godown on B.R. Ambedkar Double Road around 9.30 a.m. Several barrels of petrol were illegally stored there. Nobody was injured in the incident. The furniture belonged to a small-time dealer. The district administration conducted raids on this godown twice earlier.