Sinja : A huge loss of property has incurred due to fire that broke out at Palata Rural Municipality-1, Khada village in Kalikot district on Sunday midnight.
The fire occurred in Neupane settlement has not yet come under control. It is informed that the inferno has so far destroyed all 87 houses of the settlement.
As roofs of almost all houses in the settlement are made up of hay and straw, the fire damaged the properties in no time. However, the fire-triggered damage is yet to be assessed.
A team of police personnel was deputed there from Area Police Office, Thirpu and Jarkot area police post based in Pachaljharana rural municipality.
According to Chief District Officer Chandra Bahadur Karki, it will take some more time to ascertain details of losses in the incident since it took four hours for the police team to reach there.
It was also tough to know the details of the losses as there has been no telephone communications in the area since last night.