Hundred of wheat bags lying at the godown of Punjab State Civil Supplies Corporation Limited (Punsup) were gutted in a fire at Abohar, a sub-division of Fazilka district, on Monday.
Punsup officer Rajesh khosla said the fire broke out around 11.30 am at the PUNSUP godown located on the old Fazilka road in Abohar. The cause of the fire is still unknown.
Fire tenders were pressed into service from Fazilka and Malout, and the fire could be controlled after two hours of of firefighting with locals’ help. A fire official said an investigation was underway to determine the cause of the fire.