Staff Reporter

ERODE: As many as 72 huts were burnt to ashes and a three-year-old girl was charred to death in a fire accident on Thursday evening at Kurichipudur near Kunnathur.

According to the police fire spread from a spark from an oven. Owing to heavy wind the fire spread fast and all the 72 huts were destroyed.

Nagalakshmi, three-year-old daughter of Gopi, a worker, was caught inside a burning hut and was charred to death.

The Fire and Rescue services personnel rushed to spot and doused the fire.

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