Major fire breaks out, 12 to 15 houses destroyed

A major fire broke out at about 3:30 am on Wednesday at Malana village in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu, State Emergency Operation Centre said. “12 to 15 houses fully burned…one person injured,” it added.

Relief items to be distributed to the affected families, it stated.

“The rescue parties…fire bridge teams were already on the way,” Kullu Deputy Commissioner Ashutosh Garg said.