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95 Thatched Residences Destroyed in Major Fire in Rajahmundry

95 thatched houses were destroyed in the fire rendering several families shelterless at the Kalyan Nagar at Konthamuru village falling under Rajanagaram police station limits on Monday.

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Fire service personnel put out the fire that broke out at Konthamuru, where nearly 100 huts were gutted in Rajahmundry on Monday.

Domestic gas cylinders burst with a huge sound.

Rajahmundry: As many as 95 thatched houses were destroyed in the fire rendering several families shelterless at the Kalyan Nagar at Konthamuru village falling under Rajanagaram police station limits on Monday.

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According to the Rajanagaram police, at about 9.00 am, fire have started on the roof of a hut and it spread to adjoining huts. A majority of residents work as labourers and were out for work. The elderly persons were saved by locals and the police personnel. The inmates failed to rescue any valuables. Their dresses, household appliances, valuable records like bank account books, Aadhaar, and the ration cards, cash and others were also burnt. Domestic gas cylinders burst with a huge sound.

As many as four fires tender two from Rajahmundry and one each from the  Anaparthy and Jaggampeta were rushed to put out the fire. It took nearly two hours to firefighters to extinguish the fire.

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