Horrific fire brought under control after a hectic effort of 3 hours.
Anwar Ali, the mayor of village council, said that the fire has spread through dozens of shops in the area.
The residents of the village tried to bring the fire under control on self-help basis while the traders staged protest against the fire brigade and rescue teams as they failed to reach the spot in time. Two fire tenders with the help of local residents brought the fire under control.
The fire destroyed over 20 shops in the area. The cause of the fire is still not known. No loss of life was reported in the incident.