Srinagar, Feb 17 : Three houseboats were gutted in a massive fire that broke out in world famous Dal Lake here on Monday.
According to official sources, fire first broke out in a houseboat in Dal Lake. Fire tenders were rushed to the area to douse off the flames, clearly visible from a distance.
The flames engulfed two other adjacent houseboats and by the time fire was brought under control, three houseboats were damaged. “No one was injured in the incident,” sources said. The cause of the fire was not immediately clear. A case has been registered and investigation initiated to ascertain the cause of the incident. (UNI)