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15 houses gutted by fire in Jaipur, woman injured

Fire tenders controlled the blaze and prevented it from spreading to other houses in the village.

india Updated: Oct 05, 2006 23:36 IST

A woman was seriously injured when a major fire gutted at least 15 houses at Thumbipara village in Rajasthan's Dholpur district on Thursday, police said in Jaipur.

One thatched house initially caught fire and the flames later spread to adjoining houses. Fire tenders controlled the blaze and prevented it from spreading to other houses in the village, they said.

The injured woman was admitted to a government hospital. An investigation has been launched to ascertain the cause of the fire, police said.