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11 houses gutted in fire, 90 goats perished in Ganjam

6/03/2021 at 8:40 AM

Shergarh, Mar 6: As many as 11 houses were gutted and 90 goats perished in a major fire at Laoguda village under Shergarh block in Ganjam district, police said today.

Fire broke out in a haystack on Friday morning and spread to nearby houses.

Locals alerted the Shergarh fire office that rushed to the spot and doused the fire but till then 11 houses, several cattle sheds were gutted and 90 goats perished.

There was, however, no loss of human lives.

Senior district officials including the Collector reached spot and took stock of the situation.

They distributed Rs 10,000 and mats to the families.

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