Fire gutted goods worth lakhs in Shimla.



Shimla: At least six shops in a market here early on Friday was gutted in a fire that engulfed goods worth lakhs.

Sources said no life was lost in the incident. Addressing the media, an official from the fire department said that the call about the fire was made in the Lower Bazaar at around 3 am. The fire engines took more than four hours to control the flames.

The official said that the cause of the fire was yet to be decided. Meanwhile the police had cordoned off nearby shops.