Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal
The shanties at Alkapuri in Govindpura area were gutted in fire on Monday afternoon. The fire spread in the entire area. Fortunately there was no loss of life or injury in the fire. There was panic among the residents and the gire tenders took several hours to bring the flames under control.
According to the police sources, the fire spread to nearby shanties. Over one dozen fire tenders of the municipal corporation and BMC rushed to the spot to bring the fire under control. The shanty dwellers said they suffered big loss of property in the fire.