Fire destroys 19 huts in Villivakkam

The blaze was caused by a short-circuit: Fire Services

Staff Reporter

CHENNAI: : A fire broke out in Villivakkam on Red Hills Road, gutting 19 huts.

There were no casualties among the hut dwellers.

The fire was caused by a short circuit from one of the huts, said sources from the fire services department.

On receiving the information at 3.45 p.m., six water tenders and five Metrowater tankers proceeded to 2nd and 3rd street and doused the flames in half an hour, the sources said..

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